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Rep. Mike Honda: ‘Obama is First Asian-American President’

It’s the latest effort in “identity” politics. Well-meaning supporters wanting their community to embrace the politician with whom they feel a personal affinity claim that person as one of their own. Rep. Mike Honda, an Asian American congressman from California, … Continue reading

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Black at Stuyvesant High — One Girl’s Experience – NYTimes.com

The NY Times story would be better titled, “Black at Stuyvesant High — Is That Possible.” It should be an embarassment to African Americans across this city that fewer and fewer of our children qualify to attend the City’s elite … Continue reading

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As New York Knick Jeremy Lin hits the court, Asian-Americans find power in politics

Jeremy Lin could not have arrived at a more propitious time for the NY Knicks and LATFOR. Lin, an Asian American Ivy League graduate, is the talk of New York as he is lighting up the NBA. He outscored future … Continue reading

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Redistricting offers Asian-Americans a political opportunity for fair representation 

Redistricting offers Asian-Americans a political opportunity to gain fair representation   – NY Daily News. Redistricting — the redrawing of political district lines — takes place every 10 years, after new Census data are released. Elected officials and political insiders pay … Continue reading

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