Who’s Chinese and Asian American? Paula Madison!

Who’s Chinese and Asian American? Paula Madison!

I traveled to Washington, DC to the United Chinese Americans convention to speak on a panel about the civil rights legacy of Asian Americans on September 28, 2018. I had never been to a UCA event before, though I had heard of the fine work by Haipei Shue to support Sherry Chen, Xiaoxing Xi and other law-abiding Chinese Americans against the trumped up arrests and persecution by FBI and feds under the guise of “national security.” I was eager to get to know the UCA, as well as to join the panel with Frank Wu, John Yang and Floyd Mori, all terrific API community advocates. Our plenary session seemed to go well, but when audience questions were invited, a hand shot up: it was my journalist colleague and friend from…
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