The Making of Asian America

I wish I learned this, anything about Asia versus the single page we had in our history textbooks, in schools.

From the Angel Island barracks:

“There are tens of thousands of poems composed on these walls.
They are all cries of complaint and sadness
The day I am rid of this prison and attain success,
I must remember that this chapter once existed.”

The first generation truly laid the foundation to fighting for equality.
There is true power from forming community groups and alliances, protesting, and being heard.

“ . . . worked together for decades playing a key role in the many social and what she calls ‘humanizing’ movements of the late twentieth century, including civil rights, Black power, labor issues, women’s rights, antiwar campaigns, environmental concerns, and Asian American rights.”

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