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“ The Four Prisons and the Movements of Liberation” – Glenn Omatsu A. 4 Prisions a. Prison imposed by history/geography - > freedom: science and tech b. Prison of history - > freedom: understand how history operates c. Prison: Social/class structure - > freedom: revolutionary ideology d. Prison: Self e. Asian Movements during 1960s were struggles that confronted racism, poverty, war and exploitation f. New Asian American studies classes created (redefined racial/ethnic identity) g. Dr. Martin Luther King influenced Asians to initiate advocacy programs h. Asians fought to legitimize Asian American studies in college i. “People – not elites – make history” B. U.S. during the 1960’s a. Good period early 60’s b. 1968: Movement politics became violent and sectarian c. Activists had a moral urgency, emphasized direct action, community building and mass democracy C. SFSU Strike’s Legacy a. Longest strike in U.S. history, first campus uprising involving Asians b. Mass mobilizations, militant, direct action
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course ETHN 20 taught by Professor Espiritu during the Fall '08 term at UCSD.

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