- "What This Wave of Anti-Asian Violence Reveals About America," Anne Cheng, Op-Ed, New York Times, February 21, 2012
- "Hundreds of volunteers are escorting elderly Asian Americans to help keep them safe from attacks," Aysha Qamar, Daily Kos, February 16, 2021 - news article on the formation of a volunteer chaperone service and pan-racial solidarity in response to attacks on elderly Asian Americans in Oakland
- "Brutal Attacks Against Bay Area Asian Americans Spur Calls for Action Statewide," hosted by Mina Kim, February 16, 2021, Forum, KQED - 55-minute radio program on Bay Area anti-Asian attacks and the unique racialized position of Asian Americans whose racial trauma is regularly deemed insignificant or invalid
- "Asian and Black communities aim to work together after high-profile attacks," Lisa Fernandez, February 10, 2021, Fox KTVU2 - news article on Asian American and Black communities working together after series of anti-Asian attacks in Oakland
- "String of attacks against older Asians leaves big city Chinatowns on edge," Sakshi Venkatraman, NBC News, February 9, 2021 - news article on wave of attacks on elderly Asians in some big city Chinatowns
- "'We are crying out for help': Actors, activists sounding alarm on surging attacks against Asian Americans," MSNBC American Voices, Feb. 7, 2021 - 9-minute video interviewing actors and activist about anti-Asian attacks and lack of media coverage
- Twitter post by Amanda Nguyen, Nobel Peace Prize nominee, February 6, 2021 - 30-second video naming elderly victims of anti-Asian violence and urging media coverage
- "Memorandum Condemning and Combating Racism, Xenophobia, and Intolerance Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States," The White House, January 26, 2021 - text of executive order signed by President Joe Biden
- "Coronavirus reminds Asian Americans like me that our belonging is conditional," John Cho, Op-Ed, Los Angeles Times, April 22, 2020
- "Asian Americans Report Rise in Racist Attacks Amid Pandemic," PBS NewsHour, April 1, 2020 - 6-minute video presenting information of spread of anti-Asian attacks and interview with Cynthia Choi, co-executive director of Chinese for Affirmative Action of San Francisco.
- "When Xenophobia Spreads Like A Virus," National Public Radio's Code Switch, 4 March 2020 - article on prevalence of anti-Asian hostility and attacks across the U.S. and in other countries, and 25-minute podcast with historian Prof. Erika Lee on the prevalence of anti-Asian scapegoating today and in U.S. history
- "How to contain the virus of racism during coronavirus outbreak," Sherry Wang. Op-Ed, San Fancisco Chronicle, 12 February 2020 - personal strategies for handling micro-aggression, verbal assaults, and hostility
- "Spit On, Yelled At, Attacked: Chinese Americans Fear Their Safety," New York Times, 23 March 2020 - news article describing widespread nature of anti-Asian hate and harassment and President's use of anti-Asian scapegoating language
Stories of Anti-Asian Aggression
- Interviews with nine Bay Area individuals and their experiences during the COVID pandemic - De Anza students in summer 2020 ASAM 10 class (Contemporary Asian American Communities)
in partnership with the APALI (Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute)
- "I Will Not Stand Silent" - photo narrative of 10 Asian Americans by photographer Haruka Sakaguchi, Time Magazine, June 25, 2020.
Historical Context for Anti-Immigrant and Anti-Asian Scapegoating
- "Podcast: Racism and COVID-19: The historical, political, and social foundations," 41-minute interview by the Othering & Belonging Institute of UC Berkeley with professors Catherine Ceniza Choy (Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, and Comparative Ethnic Studies), Ian Haney López (Law), and Osagie K. Obasogie (Bioethics), April 29, 2020
- "The long history of US racism against Asian Americans, from ‘yellow peril’ to ‘model minority’ to the ‘Chinese virus,’" Adrian De Leon, April 8, 2020 - article written by a scholar for a general r adership
- "America or Americans," Prof. Erika Lee, Town Hall Seattle, December 10, 2019 - an extended recorded lecture, 1.5 hours, on the history of xenophobia in the U.S.
- "Our History of Blaming Immigrants for Disease," Robert A. Stribley, Medium, April 12, 2019 - a 9-minute blog post on the history of blaming newcomers for spreading illnesses in the U.S.
- "The Foreignness of Germs: The Persistent Association of Immigrants and Disease in American Society," Howard Markel and Alexandra Minna Stern, December 2002 - scholarly article in journal on population health and health policy
- "Chinese as Medical Scapegoats, 1875-1905," Joan B. Trauner - a historical essay from California History Magazine, 1978.
Racial Disparities with Pandemic
Resources for Teaching about Coronavirus Racism
- "Treating Yellow Peril," Jason Oliver Chang (twitter @chinotronic), Associate Professor of History and Asian American Studies at the University of Connecticut - a shared document of resources
- "Scholars v. COVID-19 Racism," Elizabeth Redden, Inside Higher Ed, April 2, 2020 - article spotlighting what academics are doing inside and outside the classroom
- "Asian-American studies, more vital than ever: Coronavirus is a moment we should be learning," Vivian Louie, New York Daily News, May 19, 2020 - op-ed
- February 17, 2021: Conversation with Renee Tajima-Pena on her Oscar-Nominated "Who Killed Vincent Chin?" and Anti-Asian Violence Today. Part of retrospective series, Not Your Model Minority: The Art and Activism of Renee Tajima-Pena, co-sponsored by De Anza's Asian American and Asian Studies and San Jose State University's Film and Theatre Department. Recording.
- February 13, 2021: Love Our People, Heal Our Communities. Multiracial, interfaith healing event in Oakland, CA, 3-5 PM. Recording.
- October 7, 2020: Does a New Wave of Anti-Asian American Racism Require New Ways of Fighting Back? Wednesday, at 3 PM PDT/12 PM HST/6 PM EST. A Zócalo/Daniel K. Inouye Institute. Recorded presentation.
- October 6, 2020: What's happening in our schools? Anti-Asian Backlash in the Age of Covid. Tuesday, October 6, 7-8:15 PM. San Jose Nikkei Resisters. Recorded presentation.
- October 5, 2020: Timeless Echoes: Jewish, Chinese, and African American Histories. Monday, October 5, 3-4 PM (PST). 1882 Foundation.
- September 29, 2020: Fear and Scapegoating during a Pandemic. Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Moderator: Alexandra Lord, PhD, National Museum of American History. Panelists: Theodore Gonzalves, PhD, National Museum of American History, Erika Lee, PhD, University of Minnesota, Natalia Molina, PhD, University of Southern California. Recorded session.
List of some San Francisco Bay Area community organizations