Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1580 , Segment 4
Episode: Vaccine Safety, DNAir, Watercress
- Apr 19, 2021 8:00 pm
- 16:32 mins
For Asian Americans, the trauma of the pandemic this past year has been compounded by a sharp rise in anti-Asian hate crimes. Award-winning children’s author Andrea Wang writes about the feeling of not belonging–and the anger and shame that accompany it–in a new picture book. “Watercress” is based on a true story from her childhood–the daughter of Chinese immigrants in a small, mostly white town in Ohio.