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Yuri Kochiyama Quotes | Putting the Movement Back into Civil Rights Teaching

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from NPR.org

Not Just A 'Black Thing': An Asian-American's Bond With Malcolm X

Yuri Kochiyama, Japanese member of the Black Panther Party.

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Yellow Peril supporting Black Power. Protesting imprisonment of Huey P. Newton. (LOVE this picture)

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from BuzzFeed

32 Essential Asian-American Writers You Need To Be Reading

Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month by reading these 32 incredibly talented writers. via @Buzzfeed

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Kristen Kish. Second woman to ever win Top Chef, model, queer Asian-American woman, all-around badass.

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In 1965, Patsy Mink was the first woman of color and Asian-American elected to Congress. She served a total of 12 terms representing Hawaii. Mink was the principal author and sponsor of the Title IX bill, which required gender equality in every educational program that received federal funding. She was also the first Asian-American to run for president.

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Julie Su, Litigation Director at the Asian American Justice Center of Southern California (APALC), an affiliate of the Washington D.C.-based Asian American Justice Center. Ms. Su was one of the leaders in fighting for the freedom of the Thai garment workers who were enslaved for years in an apartment complex in El Monte, California. http://ethixventures.com/sweat-free-tribe-interviews/ethix-merch-interviews-julie-su-an-advocate-for-workers-everywhere/

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indypendent-thinking: 1932, Chinese-American pilots Hazel Ying Lee and Virginia Wong (via You May Not Know About The First Chinese American...

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Meanwhile On A Subway In Asia In This Picture: Photo of girls on subway in Asia