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Mark-Viverito Labels Councilwoman's Comment About Asians in NYCHA 'Unfortunate'

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito today referred to a remark last month by Brooklyn Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo about “blocs” of Asians allegedly moving into public housing as “unfortunate,” but said Ms. 392 more words

Pioneering the Pacific Rim: Baseball, California, and the Creation of Transpacific Trade

On September 1, 1964, Masanori Murakami threw a scoreless eighth inning for the San Francisco Giants. Amid a playoff push, Murakami took the mound for his first action in the big show. 2,807 more words


Fifty years on, the overachiever stereotype is still hurting Asian Americans

As the cigarette smoke clears across the screen of the A-Town Boyz movie trailer, we see that Asian American men are the ones holding the guns. 901 more words

In this together

“If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time.  But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.”   – Lilla Watson… 962 more words


How To Feel About Asian Characters?

It’s hard to take any Asian character in pop culture lightly, because there are so few representing Asians in America that the burden falls heavily on each character’s shoulders. 87 more words

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Raising Children with Special Needs: Our Stories | Part I

Written by Dr. Sherry Huang, MD, FAAP

When I joined the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, I was fresh out of residency training. I loved the work that I was doing and loved giving back to the community where I grew up. 835 more words