This piece — just one in a series — is for them. In the novel, protagonist Binh contemplates: Whether complex or flawed or saint-like, these are just a few of the women worth examining. Kochiyama was a civil rights activist who fought for the anti-war movement, black power, and atonement for Japanese internment. Her experiences and admiration for Malcolm X whom she cradled in her arms after his assassination catapulted her efforts into activism. Kochiyama was also highly controversial due to her comments about Osama bin Laden, in which she revered him for his anti-U.
March is Women's History Month and, to honor the occasion, we'd like to create a space for all the women history forgot. For the women who. Daiana Ruiz · African American/Black, LBTQ+, American Indian/Alaska Native, Atheist, Asian/American, Hispanic/Latina, Middle Eastern, Multiracial, Native.
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Young Asian and Pacific Islander women born in California have higher risks of breast cancer than young white women, and some groups, including Filipinas, might have higher risks than African-Americans, according to a new study that challenges the perception that these women are at a much lower risk of breast cancer than white women. Overall breast cancer incidence rates published from national cancer surveillance data might mask important pockets of elevated risk, said study co-author Susan Hurley, a research associate at the Cancer Prevention Institute of California. The authors looked at data from 3, women born in California in the s who eventually developed breast cancer and 17, women born in California during the same period who did not develop the disease. Study participants ranged in age from 20 to 44 years, with an average age at diagnosis of 36 years. Findings showed that young California-born Asian and Pacific Islander women had about a 62 percent higher risk of breast cancer than young white women.
Covering a broad terrain from pre-large scale Asian emigration and Hawaii in its pre-Western contact period to the continental United States, the Philippines, and Guam at the end of the twentieth century, the text views women as historical subjects actively negotiating complex hierarchies of power.