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Chapter 2: The History of Anti-Asian Racism

Call It What It Is: Racism Against Asian Americans

In the 1800s, Chinese immigrants were at first welcomed and exploited as a cheap and available workforce for the Transcontinental Railroad.

To survive and prosper, Asians in America kept quiet and tried not to stand out so they would be left alone. And they were, until they weren’t.

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