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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Social Issues/Activism


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From crime victims to politicians, misidentifying Asians is part of America’s racist history.


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A ‘History of Exclusion, of Erasure, of Invisibility;’ Why the Asian-American story Is missing from many U.S. Classrooms.


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Asian Americans for Equality, a powerful grassroots organization, has endured for four decades. Read about the history of activism on behalf of the Asian American community and watch the video, "Beyond Advocacy: Four decades of social justice."