In this comprehensive perspective piece, Eddie Wong, former executive director of NAATA/Center for Asian American Media and current editor of Eastwind Zine, provides reporting and analysis of the upsurge in hate during the Covid crisis, reflects on the experience of racism by the Asian American community, and then provides a guide for both response and prevention, from bystander intervention training and a quick guide on self defense, to resources for community-based action.
April 27, 2020 - 11:57am
April 26, 2020 - 11:45am
Veteran journalist, editor and author William Gee Wong examines the recent explosion of racist and xenophobic violence and its impact on the many waves Chinese in America.
April 22, 2020 - 1:33pm
One year after the attack at the Tree of Life synagogue that took the lives of 11 Jewish people, "Lest We Forget," a moving outdoor exhibit featuring the portraits and stories of Holocaust survivors was presented in Pittsburgh, PA. The Not In Our Town film team captured these images while filming a new documentary about the Pittsburgh community's powerful response to hate and anti-Semitism.
April 8, 2020 - 11:52am
No, the coronavirus is not an “equalizer.” Black people are being infected and dying at higher rates. Here’s what Milwaukee is doing about it — and why governments need to start releasing data on the race of COVID-19 patients.
April 6, 2020 - 10:33am
Listing of virtual trainings, downloadable guides, reporting hotlines and other resources to help communities with COVID-19. We'll be adding to this list of resources throughout the crisis.