How young people are combating anti-black racism in their immigrant communities 

How young people are combating anti-black racism in their immigrant communities 

Alyssa Pham, a 20-year-old American, has held progressive beliefs for years. Meanwhile, her parents, who are South Vietnamese war refugees, have tended to lean conservative. In spite of this political rift, the Pham household has developed a habit of watching Vietnamese news segments together at…

The challenge of combating fake news in Asian American communities

The challenge of combating fake news in Asian American communities

Less than a week after Election Day, a spreadsheet titled “Battling Asian American Misinformation” began circulating in progressive Asian American social media circles, primarily among those of Vietnamese and Chinese descent. The most popular YouTube channels flagged on the spreadsheet accumulated hundreds of thousands of…

The trauma of Thanksgiving for Native communities during a pandemic

The trauma of Thanksgiving for Native communities during a pandemic

The Thanksgiving myth, a tale of a meal of peace between white colonizers and Native Americans, has long been debunked for its historical inaccuracies. But to reckon with the holidays is to understand how it helped spark a painful history of trauma – massacres, abuse…

California seeks help as wildfires threaten communities

California seeks help as wildfires threaten communities

SACRAMENTO — Nearly two dozen massive wildfires continued to ravage parts of California on Saturday, fueled by high temperatures and ongoing lightning strikes, including 100 that hit on Friday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire) said. The fires have killed six people…