City officials are warning of a rise in “xenophobic hysteria” against Asians as the number of novel coronavirus cases increases in New York.
Construction crews clad in white Tyvek suits and respirators formed an assembly line Sunday from the second floor of 70 Mulberry St. and moved 2,000 boxes down from the fire-damaged … Read more
New York City acupuncturist and herbalist Clayton Shiu says demand for traditional Chinese remedies has surged at his practice since March 1, the day New York announced its first case … Read more
Organizers created the Chinatown Fire Relief Fundraiser sponsored by the Asian American Arts Alliance with so many interesting performances including TIN, dolltrick, Juicy Lou and Chen Dance Center, among others.
Leaning on visual racist tropes to cover the Covid-19 outbreak is dangerous.
As the U.S. panics over potential coronavirus outbreaks, racism and discrimination against Asian Americans is on the rise. Restaurants and businesses with Asian or Asian American owners from California to … Read more
Wilson Tang, the owner of Nom Wah Tea Parlor in Manhattan’s Chinatown, isn’t letting fear stop him from supporting his neighborhood.
At this moment, Chinatown is on life support and needs more than our showing up for an occasional meal or visit to shop. Here are plenty of ways to do … Read more
A bipartisan emergency spending package that would provide $8.3 billion in federal funds to address the coronavirus was successfully passed in the U.S. House of Representatives, according to Congresswoman Grace … Read more
The global response to COVID-19 has made clear that the fear of contracting disease has an ugly cousin: xenophobia. As the coronavirus has spread from China to other countries, anti-Asian … Read more
Even those who are not being affected by Chinese suppliers still feel the impact: a fear of crowded spaces and a distrust of products and people of Asian descent are taking … Read more