At that time, while not perfect, the country held so much promise for a small, brown baby with hope in her eyes.
Our country is having a reckoning and systemic racism will no longer be allowed to oppress people of color.
The true impact on Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, especially immigrants, is largely unknown, as diverse, disparate Asian American communities still get lumped together.
Furthermore, our country has an alarming gender wage gap, with women—especially women of color—receiving less pay than their male counterparts.
The upending of industries such as food service and travel put women of color at particular risk for unemployment during this crisis.