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Asian American Identity

Vox's home for coverage of the issues affecting Asian American communities.

The danger of anti-China rhetoric

Why a new law requiring Asian American history in schools is so significant

Hate crime laws won’t actually prevent anti-Asian hate crimes

The Asian American wealth gap, explained in a comic

Seeing myself — and Asian American defiance — in Gilmore Girls’ Lane Kim

In many Asian American families, racism is rarely discussed

The many Asian Americas


The surprising reason behind Chinatown’s aesthetic

The inadequacy of the term “Asian American”

What does it mean to be Asian American?

Senate Democrats use Asian American hate crimes bill as key test of Republican obstruction

The spectacle of anti-Asian violence on Instagram

Asian news sites like NextShark brought attention to anti-Asian racism — at the cost of circulating graphic imagery.

What it’s like for Asian American family-owned businesses right now

Lawmakers, activists, and protesters are speaking out against anti-Asian hate

As police consider hate crime charges, Biden condemns violence against Asian Americans

The history of fetishizing Asian women

What we know about the victims of the Atlanta shootings

How the history of spas and sex work fits into the conversation about the Atlanta shootings

Anti-Asian violence is on the rise. Here are some ways you can help Asian Americans.

Claims of “sex addiction” are a distraction in the Atlanta killings

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