Titania Leung Inglis

Faltering Voices

As the community gapples with hate crimes, discrimination and insensitivity, who speaks for Asian America?

After the September 11 terrorist attacks, when some Muslim and Sikh Americans suffered from an anti-al-Qaida backlash because of their turbans or skin color, it was a little-known organization based in Washington, D.C. that began making vocal declarations against hate crimes and violence.