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Trump and Asian-Americans

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On October 18, 2021
As much as I prefer not to link to Politico, I think this piece on how Trump’s anti-Asian racism may have created significant shifts in the Asian-American community that may build toward a sort of pan-Asianism that could have very real political consequences is worth a conversation. As the pandemic hit the United States, Trump […]

Yellow Power

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On December 7, 2017

This Clio Chang essay on a radical Asian-American newspaper she ran across is a good reminder that the history of Asian-America is not one of the modern stereotypes of “the good immigrants who a

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On February 11, 1903, the Japanese-Mexican Labor Association formed to build racial solidarity among workers against sugar beet farmers near Oxnard, California. This was the first major cross-racial, non-white agricultural union in California. The following strike and victory was a sign of the possibilities of cross-racial organizing in the United States, but the aftermath and […]
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The twenty essays that make up Eating Asian America demonstrate both the multiple approaches to food studies in an era where that field has exploded and how food is a wonderful window into the complexities of race and immigration over the history of the United States. Asian immigrants have transformed American foodways, have had their […]
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