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Labels matter: The case against the Hyphen

October 4, 2017 Opinion

Heritage is important. It is essential that we celebrate it, but we must never forget that as citizens living and working in this country we are Americans first. I am an American, hyphen free. You should call yourself one, too. In a time of vicious and polarized politics, we must revisit this philosophy and rid ...

Remembering Chinese exclusion leads to call for American inclusion

May 10, 2017 News

The Chinese for Affirmative Action organization housed a rally at Portsmouth Square Saturday to commemorate the 135th anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act and to protest the recent travel ban and anti-immigrant policies. Approximately 800 people attended the “The Rally for Inclusion,” according to event organizers. The event featured guest speakers and performances by Chinatown ...