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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. 


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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