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Repeal of the Affordable Care Act and Impact on Our Patients

The Charles B. Wang Community Health Center knows firsthand that this country has come a long way in in expanding health insurance coverage for millions of uninsured Americans. 541 more words

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JAMA Forum: Health Equity Matters for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

By Howard K. Koh, MD, MPH, and John J. Park, MB ChB

Achieving health equity remains a compelling vision for our diverse nation. But doing so requires clear understanding of health outcomes for all major American populations and their subgroups. 1,351 more words

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New Online Database of Items from Japanese Internment Camp in Idaho

KIVI-TV: UI launches digital database of WWII internment camp items. “An online database –- reported to be the first of its kind -– is allowing visitors the chance to explore history in a digitally hands-on way. 37 more words

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Sipping on the Indian Haterade: Hindu American Whiteness and Support for Trump

Unlike other communities of color in the United States, it has not been so easy for South Asian Americans to organize and act as one.  The very complexity of South Asia and the myriad of internal politics make mobilization a difficult issue.   2,449 more words

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“THE MODEL MINORITY”

Author: Manasseh Amartey

The “Model Minority” is a term used to a minority group whose people are perceived to be highly successful than the average population. 254 more words

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ASIAN AMERICANS SEEN AS MODEL MINORITY

AUTHOR: Victoria Gomez

Model Minority is a phrase that is usually thrown at the Asian American race. A model minority is a group of people, in this case Asian Americans, who are independent, are responsible, work hard, and are successful. 261 more words

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