The Unerasing of Asian American Civil Rights History

How decades of erasure of Asian Civil Rights history lead to generations of lost identity.

(Peter Yew police brutality protest in front of New York City Supreme Court, May 19, 1975. Image: Corky Lee/Interference Archives.)

Back in 2016, when the fight for civil rights came roaring back into sharp focus during the Presidential race and Democratic National Convention, I was in Philadelphia marching with Black Lives Matter. Like most Asians I…