chinese-americans

Yu Lihua, 90, Dies; Writer Spoke to ‘Rootless’ Chinese Émigrés

In her fiction she depicted “the struggle of Chinese immigrants in American society” — not the “Oriental exoticism” preferred by many publishers in the ’60s.

Yu Lihua, 90, Dies; Writer Spoke to ‘Rootless’ Chinese Émigrés

In her fiction she depicted “the struggle of Chinese immigrants in American society” — not the “Oriental exoticism” preferred by many publishers in the ’60s.
Why I’ve Stopped Telling People I’m Not Chinese

Why I’ve Stopped Telling People I’m Not Chinese

When confronted with racism toward anyone, our instinct should be indignation, not deflection.
Lululemon Fires Employee Over ‘Bat Fried Rice’ Shirt

Lululemon Fires Employee Over ‘Bat Fried Rice’ Shirt

An art director for the yoga retailer shared a link on his personal Instagram account, prompting waves of condemnation.
Lululemon Fires Employee Over ‘Bat Fried Rice’ Shirt

Lululemon Fires Employee Over ‘Bat Fried Rice’ Shirt

An art director for the yoga retailer shared a link on his personal Instagram account, prompting waves of condemnation.
Lululemon Fires Employee Over ‘Bat Fried Rice’ Shirt

Lululemon Fires Employee Over ‘Bat Fried Rice’ Shirt

An art director for the yoga retailer shared a link on his personal Instagram account, prompting waves of condemnation.
‘I Become a Person of Suspicion’

‘I Become a Person of Suspicion’

As bigots blame them for the coronavirus and President Trump labels it the “Chinese virus,” some Asian-Americans now live in fear for their safety.
New Trump Attack Ad Falsely Suggests Former Washington Governor Is Chinese

New Trump Attack Ad Falsely Suggests Former Washington Governor Is Chinese

The ad, which calls Joe Biden soft on China and falsely suggests a former governor of Washington is Chinese, shows that President Trump plans to continue exploiting racial discord in his re-election
New Trump Attack Ad Falsely Suggests Former Washington Governor Is Chinese

New Trump Attack Ad Falsely Suggests Former Washington Governor Is Chinese

The ad, which calls Joe Biden soft on China and falsely suggests a former governor of Washington is Chinese, shows that President Trump plans to continue exploiting racial discord in his re-election
China and the U.S. Must Cooperate Against Coronavirus

China and the U.S. Must Cooperate Against Coronavirus

This is a time for solidarity, collaboration and mutual support.
Chinese-Americans, Facing Abuse, Unite to Aid Hospitals in Coronavirus Battle

Chinese-Americans, Facing Abuse, Unite to Aid Hospitals in Coronavirus Battle

Although many have weathered racist remarks and some physical attacks over the virus, Chinese-Americans are tapping their deep social networks to procure medical supplies.
How a Chinese-American Novelist Wrote Herself Into the Wild West

How a Chinese-American Novelist Wrote Herself Into the Wild West

C Pam Zhang’s debut, “How Much of These Hills Is Gold,” is one of several new or forthcoming books by Asian-American writers set in a period that historically hasn’t recognized them.
How a Chinese-American Novelist Wrote Herself Into the Wild West

How a Chinese-American Novelist Wrote Herself Into the Wild West

C Pam Zhang’s debut, “How Much of These Hills Is Gold,” is one of several new or forthcoming books by Asian-American writers set in a period that historically hasn’t recognized them.

How Asian-American Leaders Are Grappling With Xenophobia Amid Coronavirus

As Asian-Americans face racist attacks and President Trump has tied the virus to China, community and political leaders have tried to comfort constituents. But even they admit to feeling unnerved.

How Asian-American Leaders Are Grappling With Xenophobia Amid Coronavirus

As Asian-Americans face racist attacks and President Trump has tied the virus to China, community and political leaders have tried to comfort constituents. But even they admit to feeling unnerved.

Coronavirus as Metaphor

There’s a long history of illness being used to stoke hatred. We cannot succumb to it now.
Hate crimes against Asian Americans on the rise as Trump promotes 'Chinese virus' lie

Hate crimes against Asian Americans on the rise as Trump promotes 'Chinese virus' lie

There is no crisis so great that Donald Trump won’t try to exploit it to increase the racial divisions and hate that helped propel him to power. That means coronavirus, too, and Trump’s use of “China
Call It ‘Coronavirus’

Call It ‘Coronavirus’

Disease and prejudice have long gone hand in hand. We can do better in 2020.
After the Fire, a Chinatown Museum Sifts Through What Survived

After the Fire, a Chinatown Museum Sifts Through What Survived

Families are celebrating hundreds of boxes of heirlooms that were unloaded from the scorched interior of 70 Mulberry Street.
Spit On, Yelled At, Attacked: Chinese-Americans Fear for Their Safety

Spit On, Yelled At, Attacked: Chinese-Americans Fear for Their Safety

As bigots blame them for the coronavirus and President Trump labels it the “Chinese virus,” many Chinese-Americans say they are terrified of what could come next.