What's Taking So Long?
March 24, 2021
Last Wednesday, the Association of Amherst Students (AAS) issued a statement of solidarity with Asian Americans in the Amherst College community following the Atlanta spa shootings [https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/17/us/atlanta-spa-shootings.html] on March 16. This statement ended with a call for an independent major and department of Asian and Pacific American Studies at the college, recognizing the role of higher education in pushing back against harmful stereotypes at a societal level. Next