Miss America is an annual competition that is open to women from the United States between the ages of 17 and As of , there is no longer a swimsuit portion to the contest, or consideration of physical appearance. This event was designed to bring business to the Boardwalk: "three hundred and fifty gaily decorated rolling wicker chairs were pushed along the parade route. Three hundred and fifty men pushed the chairs.
Among Asian-American women, a little known battle with depression
Asian-American Studies Pioneer Philip Choy Dies - Higher Education
A self-trained historian who was part of a teaching tandem behind the first college-level, Chinese American course in this country has died. Neither was formally trained as a scholar, but both left immeasurable footprints on the institution and on modern-day, Asian American studies. The field, and I, personally, will miss him. The Chinese American course, along with others focused on race, ethnicity and identity, was offered in response to the student-led strike of more than four months on the San Francisco State campus, the longest campus strike in U. At that time, students — along with sympathetic faculty and community activists — demanded academic courses that would feature more than just a majority White, Eurocentric perspective, along with the hiring of additional senior faculty who were non-White. An architect by training, Choy made himself into an expert on the Chinese American experience because he believed that the contributions of his forebears to the development of U. Born in San Francisco, he attended public schools and served in the U.
Diversity in Graduate Education: Looking at — and Beyond — Admissions
Qualitative Sociology. Past research has analyzed the gendered constructs of American consumption practices that underlie marketed images in the print media. This article re-considers the cultural constructs of multicultural advertisement strategies in the new global era. Based on an analysis of three advertisement campaigns, our contention is that the normalcy and positionality of White males in the U. Unable to display preview.
We believed that the law should be used as a tool for social justice, and that lawyers should serve the needs of the people. We have litigated precedent-setting cases and won millions of dollars in back wages and overtime pay for Asian immigrant workers in the restaurant, garment, hotel, construction and domestic service industries. By working in multiracial coalitions, we have brought Asian American perspectives to policy debates and have organized campaigns to stop hate violence, police misconduct, and human trafficking. From educational equity issues to voting rights and civic participation, AALDEF has worked with grassroots groups to ensure that Asian Americans have a greater voice in the political process and the governmental decisions affecting their daily lives. We have trained hundreds of young lawyers and students through our internship programs, encouraging them to use their legal skills to serve the community.