1. This op-ed by John Cho reminds us that this pandemic has had additional implications for Asian Americans about the conditionality of their acceptance. Also, Hollaback and AAJC are doing a virtual training right now, on bystander intervention training with a focus on helping prevent anti-Asian bullying.
2. This piece is about New York, but I think most city dwellers will find something here. I never thought I would miss climbing onto a bus or metro so jammed we all had to think carefully about how we stood. But I do. I miss that doing that seemed normal.
3. One college student made masks designed to help deaf and hard of hearing folks still read lips. Note: This article autoplays a video.
4. Bonus non-pandemic thing: I caught up to this article with author Beverly Jenkins, who continues to be delightful.