And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America.
Asian Americans Report Over 650 Racist Acts Over Last Week
Since its inception March 18, the online reporting forum Stop AAPI Hate has received more than 650 direct reports of discrimination against Asian Americans — being coughed at or spit on and being told to leave stores, Uber and Lyft drivers refusing to pick them up, verbal and online harassment and physical assault.
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Restaurant Owner Battles Coronavirus by Delivering Food to Hospitals
In Los Angeles, The Park’s Finest restaurant may have shuttered its physical dining room in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, but owner Johneric Concordia and crew have been busy feeding healthcare workers, delivering dozens of orders to hospitals all across Los Angeles County since Saturday.
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San Francisco Nurse Goes Viral with TikTok Clips About the Coronavirus
San Francisco pediatric nurse Miki Rai has earned online fame by posting dancing video to TikTok — which she uses to educate users about the coronavirus, sharing tips on how to maintain a safe social distance, while also speaking out about the struggles faced by healthcare workers.
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Alan Yang’s Tigertail Is a ‘Fever Dream’ of His Father’s Immigration Story
Tigertail, available on Netflix on April 10, is a story of lost love, reconnection and one man’s journey from Taiwan to America. Writer/director Alan Yang says the film is a love letter to his family and all Asian immigrants.
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