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Protesters gather at the 17th precinct police station in Manhattan East Side to protest the police beating of 20-year-old Korean student Yong Kook Ou. Weeks earlier Ou was pulled from his bike and arrested for riding against traffic and severely…

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As Governor Pataki headed to an Asian-American Heritage Month celebration in midtown, 80 protesters gathered nearby to voice their concerns. Organized by the Committee Against Anti-Asian Violence (CAAAV), the protest highlighted the detrimental…

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Saleem Osman (left) was a CAAAV organizer for the Lease Drivers Coalition. CAAAV formed the LDC to organize lease drivers to demand safer working conditions, medical benefits, fair hearings with the Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC), and better pay.…

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Mark Wahlberg, a prominent American movie star, has a history of racism. In 1986, he harassed a group of African and Asian American teenagers, and in 1988, he assaulted two Vietnamese Americans, including army veteran Johnny Trinh. Wahlberg was…

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Mark Wahlberg, a prominent American movie star, has a history of racism. In 1986, he harassed a group of African and Asian American teenagers, and in 1988, he assaulted two Vietnamese Americans, including army veteran Johnny Trinh. Wahlberg was…

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On January 21, 1988, protesters marched down Fifth Ave, Manhattan to demonstrate against the Howard Beach verdict, where three defendants were found guilty of manslaughter in the death of Michael Griffith. Griffith, 23, was beaten and chased by a…

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Marla Kamiya, education coordinator of the Center for Immigrants’ Rights and member of Asian American Union for Political Action and CAAAV, pictured on the right.

On January 21, 1988, protesters marched down Fifth Ave, Manhattan to demonstrate…

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Don Kao (right), director of Project Reach (a youth and adult-run, multiracial, multi-gender, substance abuse prevention, and anti-discrimination training center), pictured with Kazu Iijima (second left), Japanese-American activist and co-founder of…

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Don Kao (second from the left), director of Project Reach (a youth and adult-run, multiracial, multi-gender, substance abuse prevention, and anti-discrimination training center), pictured with other Asian American protesters.

On January 21, 1988,…

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Penny Fujiko Willgerodt (left), coordinator of CAAAV Newsletter Committee, holding banner that says "Stop Racial Violence." Kazu Iijima (right), Japanese-American activist and co-founder of Asian Americans for Action in New York City, which drew from…
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