Monday, August 25, 2014

Historic Sam Kee Laundry Building Damaged in Napa Earthquake - NBC News.com

My article at NBCNews Asian America. Check out the photo on the landing page to see what the building looks like now, post earthquake.
“It's a memorable part of California history when Chinese immigrants faced virulent discrimination and were denied a livelihood,” said Margaret Fung, Executive Director of the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), “Kee stood up for his rights and successfully challenged the town's discriminatory ordinance creating a ‘laundry-free’ zone in 1887."
Historic Sam Kee Laundry Building Damaged in Napa Earthquake - NBC News.com

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