Hercules: How anti-Asian racism proved deadly at the 19th century dynamite plant

Today’s ultra-heated political rhetoric, particularly regarding the coronavirus pandemic, has resulted in increasingly overt expressions of racism, and outright physical violence, toward the Bay Area’s Asian American community in the last two years. While the recent increase in these attacks has been making headlines, a more insidious form of anti-Asian prejudice has been embedded in […]

Stockton tolerance garden honors WWII-era educator

STOCKTON, Calif. — Bone-chilling morning breezes didn’t cool the warm feelings of some 125 supporters who gathered at a garden dedication at the San Joaquin Delta College on April 14 to honor late World War II-era educator Elizabeth Humbargar’s decades of service to the Japanese American community. The Stockton chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League […]

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