Washington, DC, celebrates the 100th anniversary of Tokyo's gift of 3,000 cherry trees as a symbol of friendship between the US and Japan. But in the midst of the festivities, let's not forget our darker history.
The idea of the “Asian American” was born in the '60s with Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and her Third Worldist comrades. Now she stands as a sobering reminder of what a movement like Occupy risks becoming as time wears on.
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