As part of the government’s ongoing efforts to fight the pandemic-fueled rise in AAPI hate — and to improve opportunities for Asian Americans across the nation — the White House has established a new AAPI visibility task force. The group will be tasked with advising President Biden and other D.C….
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Rep. Grace Meng and Sen. Mazie Hirono Demand Updates on COVID-19 Hate Crimes Law from Department of Justice
The COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act was signed into law four months ago, but little appears to have come from its passage so far. And now, two Asian American lawmakers are demanding updates from the Department of Justice on its progress and implementation. Cynthia Silva of NBC News reported that “Sen….
Black and Asian American Households Most Likely To Donate to Causes Promoting Racial and Social Justice Reform
Many large businesses and corporations have been eager to support and donate to racial and social justice causes over the past year. According to a recently published study on public funding spurred by the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and many others, average American households have also provided millions…