Adrian De Leon is a historian, poet, and fiction writer at the University of Southern California. At USC, he is an Assistant Professor of American Studies & Ethnicity, and holds affiliations with the Center for Transpacific Studies and the East Asian Studies Center. He teaches courses on Asian American history, literature, and politics.
In a recent Washington Post op-ed, former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang called upon Asian Americans to become part of the solution against COVID-19. In the face of rising anti-Asian racist actions – now at about 100 reported cases per day – Yang implores Asian Americans to “wear red, white, and blue” in their efforts […]