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Asians in Post-Slavery America

Posted by Carlo Montemayor on February 11, 2007

Marco Hewitt, a Pilipino-Anglo phd student from Australia who is visiting the Bay Area, writes about how Asians became the “new slaves” after Black emancipation in his blog Insurgelicious:

Planters and landowners claimed Asians to be preferable to blacks because of their more “docile” and “industrious” nature. This myth of the “docile Asian” took hold despite there being plenty of evidence to the contrary. Political resistance regularly broke out amongst Asian labourers, who demanded land, equal conditions to whites, and the like. The problem was that dissenters were quickly and brutally repressed.

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