Others don’t know our history. But even some Asian Americans don’t know our history.
Recently, I picked up two used copies of Ron Takaki’s “Strangers from a Different Shore,” and gave them to my kids.
I must have purchased at least a dozen copies of the book in my lifetime and given them as gifts.
Hey, that’s a good idea. Almost better than a “Happy AAPI Heritage Month” card.
Give Takaki’s book. If you’ve read it, re-read it.
It’s the basic story of all of us Asian Americans.
When Ron died, I wrote this:
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