DAILY NEWS BRIEF: Places, names, and faces

In the news: The Chicago Tribune reports that it’s Chinatown community is countering the negative effects of urban gentrification on ethnic neighborhoods by welcoming and supporting new Chinese immigrants. The Washington Post provides historical and cultural context to a recent law passed by Congress, which updates names used in legislation to remove antiquated racist terminology. And NBC News features a social media campaign to coincide with the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and the election campaign this year: Asian American and Pacific Islander legislators are being featured in political videos produced by the Democratic National Committee.

News Reports (May 13, 2016):


[DNC YouTube] Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Spotlight: Rep. Ted Lieu

Photo credit: “Corner, Chinatown-International District, Seattle” by Ador Pereda Yano 2016 (licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.)

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