The Daily Californian recaps the Oakland Book Festival including Before Columbus Foundation’s panel

http://www.dailycal.org/2015/06/04/oakland-book-festival-celebrates-literature-learning/

“In the panel ‘Multiculturalism or Political Correctness?,’ pioneering Asian American novelist and UC Berkeley alumnus Shawn Wong described his experiences at UC Berkeley in the 1960s, a time when ‘no classes, no teachers, no credit’ existed for Asian American studies. Wong’s personal narrative speaks to systemic hurdles that distance ethnic minorities from the study of literature.”

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