Thursday, October 21, 2010

Republican Senate Candidate Comments Reopen Issue of Race - By Susan Saulny (The New York Times)

Louie Gong, a 36-year-old Seattle resident who is a mix of American Indian, white and Chinese and who is often mistaken for Latino, was taken back to some of his own uncomfortable encounters with being assigned a heritage that was not his own when a video circulated widely on the Internet week showing Sharron Angle, the Republican candidate for the Senate in Nevada, telling a group of Latino students that she did not know if they were all Latino because “some of you look a little more Asian to me” ... read more 

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