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  • Chinese Americans in California
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    Chinese Americans in California

    A historian and a philanthropist looked at the struggles and discrimination faced by Chinese immigrants in nineteenth and early twentieth century California. First, historian Beth Lew-Williams…

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  • Nation of Immigrants Mythology
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    "Nation of Immigrants" Mythology

    California State University Professor Emerita Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz critiqued the popular notion of “nation of immigrants,” arguing that the concept obscures the violent nature of the early…

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  • Discussion on Early AfroMexican Settlers in California
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    Early Afro-Mexican Settlers in California

    Professor Carlos Manuel Salomon, author of Pio Pico: The Last Governor of Mexican California, talked about Mexicans of African descent who were some of the first non-Indian settlers in…

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