Faces of NPR, AAPI Heritage Month: Asma Khalid

    Faces Of NPR showcases the people behind NPR--from the voices you hear every day on the radio to the ones who work outside of the recording studio. You'll find out about what they do and what they're inspired by on the daily. This month, we feature NPR's Asian American and Pacific Islander community. Next up is Asma Khalid The Basics: Name: Asma Khalid Where you're from: Crown Point, Indiana Title: White House Correspondent Handle: @asmamk You have covered many political campaigns for NPR. What...

  • 5 Buzzy AAPI-Owned Jewelry Brands To Add To Your Shopping Roster

    We hold jewelry close to our hearts, and to close out AAPI month, we’re sharing designers you can celebrate and shop year-round. All the brands we’ve rounded up have collections that range from dainty to quirky, but each one is embracing 2023’s top jewelry trends. You’ll find everything from nameplate necklaces to affordable wedding bands to pieces that embody Y2K maximalism. No matter the month, we’ll continue adding new buzzy AAPI-owned brands to this roundup, so don’t forget to check...

  • These 29 AAPI- and Asian-Founded Beauty Brands Are on Their Way to Icon Status

    These AAPI- and Asian-founded beauty brands are on their way to icon status. Click here to learn more and shop our favorite products from each.

  • 7 Wonderful AAPI-Owned Brands You Can Shop Straight From Amazon

    Here on the Refinery29 Most Wanted team, we’re all about shining a light on BIPOC-owned brands that deserve more love and recognition. To celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we have given shoutouts to our favorite AAPI-owned fashion brands, as well as emerging Asian-owned beauty brands that should be on your shopping radar. There are also plenty of AAPI-owned home brands to support now (and all the time). Now, we’re highlighting the AAPI-owned lifestyle brands...

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    Kids aren’t always taught AAPI history in schools. These people are trying to change that

    By Natasha Chen, CNN (CNN) — Jaslene Lai heard a classmate joke about her having the “kung flu” this school year, when she was under the weather, wearing a mask. These racist jokes persist, two years after Lai and a group of friends were horrified by Covid-era anti-Asian hate, and the lack of Asian American