BOOK REVIEW: Cultural politics of Asian American movements

CHAINS OF BABYLON: THE RISE OF ASIAN AMERICA By Daryl J. Maeda  (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009, 248 pp., $20, paperback) Daryl J. Maeda’s slim book “Chains of Babylon: The Rise of Asian America” is a compelling and quite refreshing examination of the history of Asian American movements in the Vietnam War era. To […]

Support Grows for Ethnic Studies in SF High Schools

On Jan. 12, dozens of teachers, students, parents, professors and community organizers gathered at the San Francisco Unified School District’s board of education meeting in support of a proposal that would put ethnic studies courses in the city’s ninth grade classrooms. The proposed pilot classes would be taught in five high schools during the 2010-2011 […]

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