Things to Know From Angry Asian America
As coronavirus spreads, so does concern over xenophobia
“If anything, I am tempted to predict that xenophobia will rise in significance to precisely the degree to which our sources of information — all of them, not just media — give us stuff to panic about. More panic, more temptation to blame the outsider — the other.” Another side effect of the coronavirus: xenophobia.
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Epidemiologist answers common questions about coronavirus
Speaking of sources of information… Coronavirus, also known as the Wuhan virus or 2019-nCoV, is similar to the seasonal flu in symptoms and how it is transmitted. In this short video, Brandon Brown, an epidemiologist in the School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside, answers some of the most common questions about coronavirus.
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Museum Of Chinese In America Archives “Very Much Salvageable”
Good news. The archives of the Museum of Chinese in America may be in better shape than feared, after a five-alarm fire destroyed part of the Chinatown building where they were kept last week. While the top floors of the building sustained heavy damage, the fire didn’t reach the museum’s archival rooms. When they were finally allowed to go back into the building, volunteers were able to recover hundreds of boxes of artifacts.
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Christine Sun Kim Will Sign the National Anthem Alongside Demi Lovato During the Super Bowl
On Sunday, Christine Sun Kim will perform for an audience of nearly 100 million people watching the Super Bowl. The artist, known for her transgressive distillations of sound and language, will deliver her American Sign Language rendition of the National Anthem as the pop musician Demi Lovato sings from nearby on stage.
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