The header image for this site is a collage of three photos, sourced from the web, which depict three different aspects of Asian American history.

From left to right:

People protesting the demolition of the International Hotel (I-Hotel), a predominantly Filipino SRO housing facility in the former Manilatown of San Francisco, CA.

Eddie Foronda, via foundsf.org

Photo credit: Eddie Foronda, via foundsf.org


Japanese American farm workers in San Leandro, CA, ten days before being forcefully removed to WWII relocation centers.

Dorothea Lange [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Photo credit: Dorothea Lange [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons


Members of New York’s Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM NYC) at a rally for immigration reform and an end to racial and religious profiling, surveillance, detention, deportation, and harassment.

Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM) Racial & Immigrant Justice Program

Photo credit: DRUM NYC http://www.drumnyc.org/