Daily Notes on Literature, Pop Culture & Media, and Academia

New Alderman in Town — Ameya Pawar

Posted by litdaily on February 25, 2011

Ameya Pawar, a program assistant at Northwestern, has won the title of the first Asian American alderman in Chicago…>>

Over the past several months, there have been many “first” positions in politics that have been filled by Asian Americans.  What does this political visibility mean for Asian Americans who have typically been behind the scenes, so to speak?


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