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#VeryAsian Stories

After sharing a racist voicemail she received from a viewer, St. Louis news anchor Michelle Li has received a hugely supportive response from the public, from stories shared on social media with the hashtag #VeryAsian, to an appearance from Li on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Li's story has inspired us to share some of our favorite #VeryAsian stories that you can find at the library. Each of these books offers a distinct perspective from the vast and rich Asian diaspora. 

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Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is January 17th this year. We can celebrate by honoring his memory, and we can take a look at the writing of some of these modern day civil rights leaders.

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