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Racist Fears Have Long Driven Attempts To Restrict Birthright Citizenship

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Prominent figures in the Republican Party in recent days have expressed renewed interest in repealing the 14th Amendment to the Co...

Remembering Our Past for a Better Future: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 05.25.2015 | Impact
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

It is easy to forget your history. It is particularly easy to forget if your history is neither a part of the mainstream American historical narrative nor included in our history books. Asian American Pacific Islanders face this challenge.

Fame: Spotlight on Super Woman Clare Boothe Luce

Jim Luce | Posted 03.07.2015 | Books
Jim Luce

Although I attended her funeral at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, I never knew Clare Boothe Luce in life. Through Sylvia Jukes Morris' twin works, Rage For Fame and the most recent Price of Fame, I feel I have come to know Clare in all her complexity far more intimately.

Immigration Laws as Official 'Racial' Policy

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Politicians and most other residents of the United States alike, from every rung along the full political spectrum, generally agree on one issue: Our immigration system is severely broken and needs fixing.

Immigrants Yearn to Be Americans, Not a Permanent Underclass

Frank Sharry | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics
Frank Sharry

This question of citizenship vs. residency is no mere technical policy dispute. This idea of denying citizenship to 11 million people -- a population the size of Ohio -- goes to the heart of who we are as a nation.

Back When Organized Labor Declared War on the Chinese

David Macaray | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
David Macaray

While the history of the American labor movement is filled to overflowing with examples of conspicuous courage and unwavering solidarity, labor's history is also littered with examples of ethnic and racial biases.

The Fiber of Our Multi-Faceted American Tapestry

Dana Tai Soon Burgess | Posted 04.27.2012 | DC
Dana Tai Soon Burgess

When people attack Asian Americans -- whether physically or verbally -- or any minority group, or that matter, the entire community suffers.

'Round the Clock: Chinese American Artists Working in Los Angeles

John Seed | Posted 03.20.2012 | Los Angeles
John Seed

'Round the Clock: Chinese American Artists Working in Los Angeles, part of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time initiative, features more than one hundred works by Los Angeles artists.