The art I saw differed greatly from the kind often touted in the American mainstream.
In contrast to the relatively tame AAPI-centered work that tends to get the most attention today, radical, progressive art played a key role in shaping the modern conception of Asian American identity.
The Asian American movement—often overlooked—changed all of that.
At UC Berkeley, the first-ever Asian American Political Alliance formed in May 1968.
In those years, AAPI protest art grew.