10 examples of #AAPI’s rich history of resistance

1. Over half a century of Chinese resistance against anti-Chinese purges and lynching in the West Coast (mid 1800′s through early 1900′s)

2. Civil disobedience and lawsuits resisting discriminatory laws: Yick Wo v. Hopkins (1886)

3. Labor strikes and collective bargaining (late 1800′s to early 1900′s)

4. United States v. Wong Kim Ark (1898)

5. The Chinese boycott of 1905 and other acts of resistance against exclusionary immigration laws. (1880′s – early 1900′s)

6. Resistance to Japanese American Internment: Gordon Hirabayashi, Fred Korematsu and the No-No Boys (1940s – 1990s)

7. The Asian American Movement (1960′s – 1970′s)

8. College Campuses: Asian American Studies and other work (1960′s – present)

9. Justice for Vincent Chin (1980′s – 1990′s)

10. Contemporary digital activism (1990′s – present)

A letter to United Nations Human Rights Council


On December 10, 2013, four Chinese Civil Rights organizations in US sent a public letter to United Nations Human Rights Council, ask them to look at the civil rights violence in Argentina.

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