A Year After the Atlanta Shootings, Asian American Women Grapple With Continued Violence and How To Heal

Exactly one year ago, as my colleague and I were working on written testimony for a House Judiciary committee hearing on anti-Asian violence and discrimination, news broke about the killings of eight people, six of them Asian women, in the Atlanta area.

The news cycle has moved on—but I refuse to. Each time I see a picture of the latest Asian American woman victim, I see a family member, a friend. I see me.