Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

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Obama urges Americans to learn Asian contributions to US

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Asian Journal

Commemmorates May Asian American Heritage month

To commemorate Asian American Heritage Month, President Obama is urging all Americans to learn more about the history and contributions of this group.

“This month, we reflect on the indelible ways AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) communities have shaped our national life,” the president said in a statement on May 1.


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