Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Vaccine Safety, DNAir, Watercress

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.