Unemployment claims from Asian Americans have spiked 6,900% in New York. Here’s why

Across New York, businesses have shut down during the coronavirus pandemic and Asian American workers have filed for unemployment benefits at extraordinary rates. In the state, about 147,000 self-identified Asian workers have filed initial unemployment claims in the last four weeks alone, up from just 2,100 during the same period last year. That’s a 6,900% […]

Upcoming Asian American Programs to Stream for Asian Pacific Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. With most people quarantined at home, television and streaming services are debuting new programs featuring Asian American leads. Here are a few new shows to binge watch available this month. Never Have I Ever (Netflix) 4/27 Desi American teenhood hits screens across the country in Netflix’s Never Have […]