Articles tagged civil rights
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Making and Unmaking the Asian American Movement

By Michelle Chen | November 17, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Karen Ishizuka’s ‘Serve the People’ tells the story of a radical period in Asian American activism, and compels us to ask, where does that lead us now?

(Un)American, (Un)Cool

By Kavita Das | August 4, 2014 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

What the marginalization of Asian Americans in an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery says about the appropriation of “cool.”

Break the Silence

By Aziz Rana | March 18, 2014 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Cultural critic Vijay Prashad and legal scholar Aziz Rana discuss the legacy of multiculturalism, and what’s left of third-world solidarities.

Looking Back at Sikh Resistance

By Sonny Singh | November 7, 2013 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

100 years on, how lessons from the Ghadar movement show the limits of civil rights efforts in the US today.

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