SOURCE: Associated Press
Asian American student activists who are advocating for Asian American studies programs are carrying forward the legacy of student protest in the 1960s that led to the establishment of the first ethnic studies programs.
SOURCE: Chronicle of Higher Education
by Min Hyoung Song
The establishment of Asian American Studies and ethnic studies programs has been essential to putting Asian American scholars (and scholars of Asian Americans) in position to engage the mass media around events like the Atlanta shootings. As those programs are under fire, it's time to recognize their value.
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