On Tuesday, April 6, Lee Ann S. Wang presented a talk at UCLA entitled Asian American Feminisms and the Re-Writing of Legal Voice: Immigration Law, Criminal Enforcement, and “Cooperation.” Wang, a UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Berkeley, addressed the discourse of the U visa that requires immigrants…
The term “yellow fever” was thought to be triggering for Asian women, to which Yong- Yi replied, “I agree, it can be triggering. It is triggering to Asian women who continue to be hypersexualized and feel like they have to fit a certain beauty standard; it is triggering to the community it harms the most.”
On March 11th, UCLA students from Professor Glenn Omatsu’s class on Asian American and Pacific Islander Labor Issues, will hold a community event designed to inspire and inform peers about the ongoing fight for justice.
Srinivasan, who emigrated from India to Kansas at a young age, would be the first Asian-American and Indian-American Supreme Court justice and the first immigrant on the Court in more than 50 years.
Waris Ahluwalia, a model, designer and actor, was banned from boarding his flight after he refused to take off his turban. Ahluwalia is of Sikh faith and wears a turban as a way to take care of the hair, preserve the Sikh identity, and promote equality within their faith.