Phillip Lim Is On A Mission To Root Out Hate Against Asian Americans

For months, it’s been hard to watch the news. Every time an elderly Asian person is violently shoved or beaten on the sidewalk, I worry that my mother—a Chinese woman in her 60s—might be next, and I feel helpless. But as I try to distract myself by scrolling through Instagram, I’ve unexpectedly found comfort following fashion designer Phillip Lim, who has spent the last few months advocating relentlessly for the Asian community. Fifteen years ago, he launched his label, 3.1 Phillip Lim, and in the years since, he’s garnered many awards from the Council of Fashion Designers of America. But over the last few weeks, as violence against Asian Americans has spiked, he’s snapped into action, taking on the role of activist and community organizer. Read more at Fast Company.