PCC panel: Recent AAPI hate crimes are ugly, but not new

As hate crimes towards the Asian American and Pacific Islander community have risen across America, PCC held a panel with guest speakers from the AAPI community to honor their history in America as well as provide a deeper understanding of racism and hate crimes. Held in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the event titled “Asian American Resistance: 150 Years and Counting” highlighted the struggles and perseverance of the AAPI community, specifically recounting the prejudiced past of Los Angeles.

‘Will I become a victim’: PCC international students fear living in the U.S.

Around 7 p.m., as the last bit of sunlight disappears, darkness takes over the world. A girl checks out from work and starts heading down the street that takes her home. Though it is not a long walk, only 10 minutes, the darkness that hides the unknown still makes her walk a bit faster, and her heart pumps louder than usual. As she turns at a corner, she sees a man not wearing a mask walking very quickly in the distance towards her. Every part …

Anti-Asian racism hits close to home for PCC faculty?

On the floor of Market Street, San Francisco, she lightly touches her eyes, where the pain is coming from. When she tries to open her eyes, to see what happened, all she sees is darkness. Her body is shivering with anger, Cantonese phrases mumbling from her mouth. Though she can’t see, she is still a fighter. She stands up, and with her unwounded eye, she rushes to the man in front of her. Bam! She punches him back in the face.

Jussie Smollett now starring as a lying asshole

It took the nation only three weeks to figure out that Jussie Smollett’s story was a complete lie. With a complete disregard for morals, ethics, and the lack of both a good conscience and any self-awareness, Smollett is a sociopathic narcissist who would willingly put two innocent men in jail for the sake of furthering his C-list career, and deserves any prison time he faces.