They stripping ethnic studies We gotta fight for it We had to do it in the 60s And even strike for it We aim to change the education Aim to change the culture Fuck the white-centric education that they sold ya
A report from Gabriela Rising on sexism at the recent MAASU conference in Minneapolis and some male chauvinist rapper (Traphik) who should be permanently barred from the asian amerikan circuit. The old Chairman said, “In the world today all culture, all literature and art belong to definite classes and are geared to definite political lines.” Here’s more art serving the dumbass class, geared to copious amounts of stupidity. -HTT
This past weekend, I had the opportunity to attend the Midwest Asian American Student Union Conference in Minneapolis. It was, overall, a wonderful conference where I met some very progressive people of color and activists. I was also able to help conduct a successful workshop on the…
One of the things that seems to be odd is that, here I am. I’m a Japanese American. This is an African American based organization. So meeting there the first night of the founding, Huey asked me to join the Party. I looked at him and I looked at Bobby and I said, “I know you two guys are crazy, ‘cuz we drafted the program together. Are you blind as well? I’m not Black.” Then Huey responded by saying, “That’s not the issue, Richard. The struggle for Freedom, Justice, and Equality transcends racial and ethnic barriers. As far as I’m concerned, you Black.”
In fact at one point I had the title of being the “toughest Oriental to come out of West Oakland.”
At first I looked over the other majors: rejected psychology for their subjective approach to the problems of the world, and philosophy as nothing but thought, mental masturbation. Political science, I couldn’t deal with that at Berkeley, because at the time the Poly-Sci department at Berkeley was politically conservative. In fact some of the professors worked for the CIA and that was public knowledge.
Richard Aoki’s the definition of putting your brain juices to good use!