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Asian in Media...and Minho

So I went to see The Maze Runner the weekend it came out in theaters. For those who didn’t read the book or saw the movie yet, it’s basically about a group of young boys who have all lost their memory and stuck in the middle of a maze. 145 more words

Diversity

In one generation, the minorities of the US will be the majority of the country

The quotation is from Colin Powell on Meet the Press last year making the point that the Republican Party is running the risk of alienating the “new majority” while trying to ensure the support of the fringes of the “new minority”. 712 more words

US

Deaf South Asian Americans: Shaji's First Day

The Disability Visibility Project loves it when people reach out to us and share their projects on disability history. Sarika D. Metha is a Producer for  304 more words

News And Guest Blog Posts

Love and Be Loved

Love requires a vulnerability that I admit I am still sometimes afraid to embrace. But after discovering my capacity to give love, I have come to terms that I just as well deserve to receive it. 327 more words

Courting Division: How Three Southern California Court Cases Bolstered and Hindered Multiracial Civil Rights Movements

With Barack Obama’s second term inauguration in January and the multiracial coalition assembled for his 2012 victory, observers everywhere hailed America’s new demographics and electoral shifts: increasing numbers of Asian and Latino American voters exerting a national influence. 2,180 more words

Cities

A Community Erased: Japanese Americans in El Monte and the San Gabriel Valley

A visit to El Monte, California reveals many official signs and markers that harken back to the town’s pioneer past. The local history museum is designed to look like an American West frontier town, complete with wagon wheels and mannequins outfitted in long skirts and bonnets. 4,254 more words

Cities