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Growing Up Japanese American in Crenshaw and Leimert Park

Growing Up Japanese American in Crenshaw and Leimert Park

For close observers, signs of a Japanese American presence are visible throughout the Crenshaw district.
Masculinity, Femininity, and Asian American Basketball in 20th Century California

Masculinity, Femininity, and Asian American Basketball in 20th Century California

Asian American basketball leagues have given shape to the unique histories of each ethnic group living under the flattening designation of "Asian American."
Diving into Integration: Sammy Lee, Historical Memory, and the Complexity of Housing Segregation in Cold War California

Diving into Integration: Sammy Lee, Historical Memory, and the Complexity of Housing Segregation in Cold War California

Even with the clearest of minds, personal and historical memory ebb and flow. Recollections of our own past and that of the society around us often become shaped by current circums ...
The Melting Pot of Laborers at Santa Anita Ranch

The Melting Pot of Laborers at Santa Anita Ranch

More than likely, Elias Jackson "Lucky" Baldwin's decision to hire such a multicultural labor force was merely a shrewd business decision, allowing him to pay low wages.
Justice, Trayvon Martin, Race, and Ethnicity

Justice, Trayvon Martin, Race, and Ethnicity

There are lessons to be learned about positive steps we can take to promote justice for all regardless of race, color, or national origin.
Anzen Hardware in Little Tokyo a Winning Institution

Anzen Hardware in Little Tokyo a Winning Institution

Nori Takatani has worked at Anzen Hardware in Little Tokyo since 1954, while maintaining a winning side-career as a boxing manager.
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