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Yellow Power: Race, Class, Gender, and Activism

Chiou-Ling Yeh

in Making an American Festival: Chinese New Year in San Francisco's Chinatown

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253506
eISBN:
9780520942431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253506.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

On March 1, 1969, a riot broke out following the Chinese New Year Festival. Grant Avenue consisted mainly of white tourists and various Chinatown gangs. Although there was a confrontation earlier in ... More


Sansei Women and the Gendering of Yellow Power in Southern California, 1960s–1970s

Valerie J. Matsumoto

in Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824847586
eISBN:
9780824873066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847586.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In the 1960s and 1970s, third-generation Japanese American (Sansei) women in southern California began to challenge gendered racializations in both the ethnic community and the larger society. As ... More


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