In June 1942, Kenji and just over one hundred other children were taken from their parents and relocated to Manzanar.
Category Archive: Asian American history
Stan Thangaraj on the ways that metaphors can muddy our understanding of history and power.
Pandemic life has shown us that loneliness and togetherness are closer to each other than we once thought.
Seulghee Lee discusses pernicious misconceptions about anti-Asian hate and violence — notions often promoted by Asian American intellectuals themselves.
Stan Thangaraj on the city and the communities he loves, in an ocean of tragedy.
Mindy Kaling’s new Netflix series raises a vexing question: even if we agree that representation matters, what counts as good representation?
Getting the American Dirt on the Tiger Mother – or What Asian Americans Can Learn From Latinx Writers about Challenging Misrepresentation
Why are certain stories and storytellers amplified while others are ignored or silenced?
The ugly spectre of anti-Asian racism, a mainstay of American history, is back in an even more intense and vicious form in the age of Corona.