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The mockumentary “Jonah from Tonga” – starting a white actor (Chris Lilley) in brown makeup and wig – has members of the Tongan Community and allies demanding HBO shelve the series before it airs next month. The JACL has released a statement on this issue. Click here to read….
Marsha Aizumi is an educator and advocate for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community, a cause she embraced due in large part from the harassment and bullying her son experienced throughout high school. Marsha also serves on the National Board of Directors for PFLAG, an organization that supports, educates and advocates…
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Last month the Asian American Town Hall Forum was held to discuss the various issues surrounding the Jianqing Klyzek CPD brutality case. On July 31, 2013 Ms. Klyzek was physically struck by a Chicago police officer and threatened with deportation during a raid of Copper Tan and Spa, where she was an employee. This…
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Click here to read the 2014 July/August issue! This issue features articles on recent JACL events and current issues in the community. Its also includes pieces by JACL National Staff, Chicago Chapter Board members and the JACL Midwest Youth Council Representative. Did you know you can access past issues of the JACL Chicago…