This post features books by ten Asian & Pacific Islander American authors, which are available at the library. Month-long celebrations like AAPI Heritage Month are important for amplifying marginalized voices, but it’s also necessary to speak out against anti-Asian discrimination and violence at all times. Reading helps us expand our horizons and become better allies – this list will give you plenty of material to get started.
The month of May is unearthing a plethora of complexity within the Fordham community. The pandemic is over a year old, vaccine research brings both promise and hesitancy, the days grow longer and warmer, and in the midst of all this we find ourselves celebrating Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month.