When DC Comics released its first-ever action-packed and emotional 96-page anthology commemorating its Asian superheroes in May, I didn’t expect to see our elders kicking racists across the chest.
Featured in “DC Festival of Heroes” are 11 stories touching on topics that many Asian Americans, longtime fans or comic book rookies can relate to. Whether it’s a coming-of-age story for young heroes, diving into identity issues, feeling a need to assimilate, or dealing with microaggressions and racism, all touch on the importance of representation.
Friends Who Met on ‘Subtle Asian Mental Health’ Want to Make it Easier For You to Talk to Parents About Mental Health
A virtual team of Asian therapists, who met on Facebook, are offering tips on how to bridge the initial conversations with your Asian parents about mental health.
Founded by Christopher Vo, a marriage and family therapist based in Houston, the Asian Mental Health Collective (AMHC or the Collective) is the first mental health organization centering around the Asian community.
The New York Mets and its partner Fiserv show their support to the community by giving away $10,000 grants to Asian-owned businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The details: The sports team and its partner gave the grants on Monday in recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, according to CBS New York.
A hip-hop album that highlights Asian American history was released on May 7 for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
Xbox, Microsoft’s video gaming brand, recently announced that it is celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month for the first time.
What is it about: “Asians at Xbox” community co-leads Irene Zhu and Michael Fu explained in the official release that the initiative is part of their efforts to support and celebrate the AAPI community amid the “horrifying events that have taken place in recent months.”