This group is working behind the scenes to change the stories you see on TV

Jose Antonio Vargas’ Define American is working to change the conversations in Hollywood’s writers’ rooms to pave the way for immigration policy changes in Washington too. “This is long-term work,” says Jose Antonio Vargas, Define American’s founder. “This is not like, ‘How do we pass a bill next month?’ This is, ‘How do we create […]

When Trump gets coronavirus, Chinese Americans pay a price

After Trump’s diagnosis, researchers found a spike in hostile comments targeting Asian Americans and China. News of President Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis is fueling renewed attacks against Asian Americans and hostility toward China across social media, according to researchers with civil rights group the Anti-Defamation League. For example, in one since-deleted tweet to her 394,000 followers, […]