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Exploitasian: The Story of Chinese Workers in Gold-Rush America

China’s rise to economic dominance in the late 1900s largely came from its massive population and the cheap labor that it provided to foreign corporations, with “companies like Nike, Apple and Walmart relying on Chinese workers to manufacture their products”. … Continue reading

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C100 & Columbia University: The State of Chinese Americans

Recently, the Committee of 100 and Columbia University published a report on “The State of Chinese Americans”: “New York, NY (April 27, 2023) – Columbia University’s School of Social Work, one of the world’s leading research universities, and Committee of 100, … Continue reading

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San Francisco apologizes for discrimination against Chinese immigrants

In early February, San Francisco became the fourth city in the United States to apologize for its historic systemic racism against the Chinese: “The Board of Supervisors passed the apology resolution presented by city supervisor Matt Haney on Monday, coinciding with … Continue reading

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Chinese American WWII Veterans to be Honored with the Congressional Gold Medal

Chinese American WWII Veterans have been honored with the Congressional Gold Medal in a series of ceremonies across the country.  The Chinese American WWII Veterans Recognition project pushed for recognition of Chinese American Veterans like Hazel Ying Lee, who died in … Continue reading

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Gene Luen Yang Revives The First Asian American Superhero

Miss @geneluenyang in Mt. View last week? Have no fear-He'll be sharing #ShadowHero 8/16, #SanMateoLibrary, 2PM! pic.twitter.com/JeBvZheMG4 — Books Inc. (@BooksIncEvents) August 15, 2014 As featured on NPR’s Code Switch, Illustrator Sonny Liew and accomplished writer and graphic novelist Gene … Continue reading

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Joy Luck Club Ranked Greatest Asian American Film Of All Time

On March 31st after a conference on ranking the top 15 Asian American films, entertainment industry folks have declared that Wayne Wang’s Joy Luck Club, based on Amy Tan’s masterpiece novel, is the greatest Asian American film of all time … Continue reading

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Chinese in America? Join the Wall

The World Expo 2010 is scheduled to take place this year from May 1 to October 31 in Shanghai. The USA Pavilion, in partnership with the Committee of 100, will feature an exhibit on “The Chinese in America”. The objective … Continue reading

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