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Untold civil rights stories : Asian Americans speak out for justice

Author: Stewart Kwoh; Russell Leong; Asian Pacific American Legal Center.; University of California, Los Angeles. Asian American Studies Center.
Publisher: [Los Angeles, CA?] : Asian Pacific American Legal Center/ UCLA Asian American Studies Center, ©2009.
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Genre/Form: History
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Untold civil rights stories.
[Los Angeles, CA?] : Asian Pacific American Legal Center/ UCLA Asian American Studies Center, ©2009
(OCoLC)755292346
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stewart Kwoh; Russell Leong; Asian Pacific American Legal Center.; University of California, Los Angeles. Asian American Studies Center.
ISBN: 0934052433 9780934052436
OCLC Number: 438948974
Notes: "Resources for students, teachers and communities."
Description: 163 pages : illustrations, map ; 28 cm
Contents: Freeing ourselves from prison sweatshops: Thai garment workers speak out / Julie Su --
United Farm Workers (UFW) movement: Philip Vera Cruz, unsung hero / Kent Wong --
Lily chin: the courage to speak out / Helen Zia --
A family educates to prevent hate crimes: the case of Joseph Ileto / Stewart Kwoh --
Breaking the color line in Hollywood: Beulah Ong Kwoh, actor / Mary Ellen Kwoh Shu and Stewart Kwoh --
Building bridges between races: Kyung Won Lee, investigative journalist / Angela Oh --
One man seeks justice from a nation: Korematsu v. United States / Eric Yamamoto, Dale Minami and May Lee Heye --
American veteran in exile: Manong Faustino "Peping" Baclig / Casimiro Urbano Tolentino --
Who took the rap? A call to action / Russell C. Leong --
Defending the unpopular immigrant / Bill Ong Hing --
A citizen fights for his civil rights after 9/11: Amric Singh Rathour / Karen K. Narasaki --
Student to student: the rose that grew from concrete / Irene Lee --
Lesson plans and timeline / Esther Taira.
Responsibility: Stewart Kwoh & Russell C. Leong, editors.
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