Furutani urges Asian Pacific Americans to action on higher education

State Assemblymember Warren Furutani called for new priorities in California’s colleges on Feb. 15 at the opening session of the Asian Pacific Americans in Higher Education (APAHE) conference. Speaking in the Imperial Ballroom of San Francisco’s Hotel Kabuki, Furutani (D-South Los Angeles County) urged attendees to question the state’s current post-secondary education system. “We have […]

Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: Fred Korematsu finally gets his day

BERKELEY, Calif. — January 30 was the late Fred Korematsu’s birthday. The Oakland, Calif. native and civil rights icon would have turned 92. Often described as “humble,” he probably would have been surprised to find the Rev. Jesse Jackson and several hundred strangers celebrating in his honor. But Jan. 30 was the state of California’s […]

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