Articles tagged activism
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Tearing Down White Supremacy: Takiyah Thompson and Loan Tran

By Nina Macapinlac | January 11, 2018 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Two Durham-based activists talk about pulling down Confederate statues, the poetry of displacement and war, and the sustained work behind every protest

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?

Lessons of Our Recent Past

By Julie Shiroishi | November 7, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

As Election Day approaches, remembering the story of my parents’ immigrant survival, from Japanese internment to community activism, proves more important than ever.

Fred Ho’s Radical Imagination

By Diane Fujino | October 17, 2014 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

“I fear that we’ll remember Fred’s evocative style, but forget his penetrating political substance.” On remembering what not to forget.

Are We Trayvon Martin?

By I.Y. Lee | August 6, 2013 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Where Asian Americans fall in our broken criminal justice system

Portrait of the Artist as an Activist | Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

By Ryan Lee Wong | July 27, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

A new documentary about the famed Chinese artist and dissident focuses on his activism more than it does his art.

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