The Bay Area town that drove out its Chinese residents for nearly 100 years

Katie Dowd, SFGATEApril 7, 2021Updated: April 7, 2021 10:44 am https://www.sfgate.com/sfhistory/article/antioch-race-riot-chinatown-arson-california-16067820.php Before the white residents of Antioch burned down Chinatown in 1876, they banned Chinese people from walking the city streets after sunset. In order to get from their jobs to their homes each evening, the Chinese residents built a series of tunnels connecting the business district […]

14 Photos That Show Asian-American Resistance

These photos upend the idea of Asians as the “model minority” in the U.S. Resistance to Anti-Asian Violence is synonymous with the history of Asians in the U.S. and predates many of the photos from this exhibit at the Los Angeles Chinese America Museum from 2017 but it is important to recognize this history during […]