Tag: AAPI

Lack of representation at Riverside City College leads to formation of the Asian Pacific Student Union

By Arsal Asif After finding the Riverside Community College District did not offer Asian representation in its race and ethnic relations courses, a group of students took it upon themselves to attempt to get the curriculum amended. The Asian Pacific Student Union (APSU) was formed in light of the recent rise in anti-Asian hate crimes.

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Rap single addresses anti-asian hate

By Jacob Quezada Kero One stepped back from his usual serenading jazzy beats to put forth a call to action against the rise in anti-Asian hate crime with his latest anthem. The Asian American hip-hop artist has a clear message: Pull out your cameras and film. Kero One employs the medium of videography as the

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OPINION: One man’s ‘bad day’ is their daily

By Elaina Kleven It took the Atlanta Spa Shooting to finally shine the light on anti-Asian American and Pacific Islander hate crimes and the discrimination they face daily. The terrorist attack on three Asian-owned spas killed eight people: Delania Ashley Yang, Xiaojie Tan, Daoyou Feng, Paul Andre Michaels, Hyun Jung Grant, Soon Chung Park, Suncha

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College organizations host webinar addressing allyship towards AAPI community

By Jessica Lopez Three college-based organizations came together with a message of allyship in response to the recent spikes of violence against the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.  The webinar titled “Silence is Violence: Unpacking and Addressing Anti-AAPI Violence” was presented through Zoom March 27. It had participants from organizations such as the Asian

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Riverside community stands against anti-AAPI hate crimes

By Cheetara Piry Several dozens gathered in solidarity in downtown Riverside to denounce xenophobia and hate against the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. The diverse crowd converged at the memorial for Dosan Anh Chang-Ho, a Korean independence activist, at the intersection of Main Street and University Avenue at midday March 27. Rep. Mark

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