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AAPI Coverage from Across Southeast Michigan  

As the United States continues its battle against COVID-19 pandemic, it is also battling other social pandemics including a rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans. The nonprofit organization Stop AAPI Hate has reported over 10,000 hate incidents over the past year. One Detroit has been covering the responses and stories of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community in Southeast Michigan. You can find more of our local coverage below as well as links to our joint storytelling project, AAPI Story Series, with WDET.

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IS/LAND Premieres ‘Invisible Embrace’ Inspired by Japanese Internment Camp Survivors’ Stories

An archive of oral history interviews with Japanese internment camp survivors has inspired Detroit Asian American artists collective IS/LAND to create "Invisible Embrace," a performance that provides audiences a space and experience to share, learn and reflect on the experiences of Japanese internment camp survivors. One Detroit Arts & Culture producer Sarah Smith talks with IS/LAND's Amber Kao.

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  • Photo shows asteroid's 6,000 miles long debris trail after collision with NASA spacecraft

    The asteroid that got smacked by a NASA spacecraft is now being trailed by thousands of miles of debris. Astronomers captured the scene millions of miles away with a telescope in Chile.

  • Justices mull latest challenge to landmark voting rights law

    Some of the Supreme Court's conservative justices seem sympathetic to Alabama's arguments in a case seeking to force the state to create a second Black majority congressional district. It's the latest showdown over the landmark Voting Rights Act.

  • How to help victims of Hurricane Ian in Cuba

    In the week since Hurricane Ian made landfall in Cuba, leveling buildings and knocking out the island's electrical grid, protests have erupted in the streets over lingering power outages, resulting in food spoilage and further civil unrest. Ricardo Torres Pérez, a Cuban-born economist and faculty fellow at American University, said the Category 3 hurricane that tore through the island's western region has been a crushing blow to an already struggling economy. "This is a tragedy...