18 min

#COVID19 & #Racism with Kathy Khan‪g‬ #Activism

    • Society & Culture

In the first episode of #Activism, host Mae Elise Cannon discusses the COVID-19 pandemic and how it intersects with racism in America. Kathy Khang joins Mae and shares her unique insight to this unprecedented situation.
Resources mentioned on this episode:


American Born Chinese, by Gene Luen Yang


Asian American History: Primary Documents of the Asian American Experience, by Jonathan H.X. Lee


Coronavirus Disease 2019 – Symptoms, from the Center for Disease Control (CDC)


Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID19) Situation Report, World Health Organization (WHO)

“Coronavirus Fears Show How Model Minority Asian Americans Become Yellow.” NBC News, by Matthew Lee 


More Than Serving Tea: Asian American Women on Expectations, Relationships, Leadership and Faith, by Asifa Dean (Author), Christie Heller de Leon (Author), Kathy Khang (Author), Nikki A. Toyama-Szeto (Editor), Tracey Gee (Editor), Jeanette Yep (Editor)


The Making of Asian America, by Erika Lee


Parasite (Gisaengchung), movie directed by Bong Joon Ho


Raise Your Voice: Why We Stay Silent and How to Speak Up, by Kathy Khang


Reducing Stigma, from the Center for Disease Control (CDC)

“Why President Trump wants to frame COVID19 as a foreign disease.” Time Magazine, by Brian Bennett


“Why outbreaks like coronavirus spread exponentially, and how to ‘flatten the curve.’” Washington Post, by Harry Stevens 


Purchase Mae Elise Cannon's book, Beyond Hashtag Activism Here: https://www.ivpress.com/beyond-hashtag-activism

In the first episode of #Activism, host Mae Elise Cannon discusses the COVID-19 pandemic and how it intersects with racism in America. Kathy Khang joins Mae and shares her unique insight to this unprecedented situation.
Resources mentioned on this episode:


American Born Chinese, by Gene Luen Yang


Asian American History: Primary Documents of the Asian American Experience, by Jonathan H.X. Lee


Coronavirus Disease 2019 – Symptoms, from the Center for Disease Control (CDC)


Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID19) Situation Report, World Health Organization (WHO)

“Coronavirus Fears Show How Model Minority Asian Americans Become Yellow.” NBC News, by Matthew Lee 


More Than Serving Tea: Asian American Women on Expectations, Relationships, Leadership and Faith, by Asifa Dean (Author), Christie Heller de Leon (Author), Kathy Khang (Author), Nikki A. Toyama-Szeto (Editor), Tracey Gee (Editor), Jeanette Yep (Editor)


The Making of Asian America, by Erika Lee


Parasite (Gisaengchung), movie directed by Bong Joon Ho


Raise Your Voice: Why We Stay Silent and How to Speak Up, by Kathy Khang


Reducing Stigma, from the Center for Disease Control (CDC)

“Why President Trump wants to frame COVID19 as a foreign disease.” Time Magazine, by Brian Bennett


“Why outbreaks like coronavirus spread exponentially, and how to ‘flatten the curve.’” Washington Post, by Harry Stevens 


Purchase Mae Elise Cannon's book, Beyond Hashtag Activism Here: https://www.ivpress.com/beyond-hashtag-activism

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