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11 Books To Read To Better Understand The Asian-American Experience

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Donating to organizations like the Asian American Advocacy Fund and buying from Asian-owned businesses are just some ways to support the AAPI community in 2021 and beyond. For further research that touch on the broader experiences of the Asian diaspora, here are 11 books to read.

Historian and writer Erika Lee explores the rich, complicated, and often forgotten history of Asians living in the U.S. The historical narratives touch on events like the first trans-Pacific ships in the 1500 and the incarceration of Japanese Americans in World War II.