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dailynorthwestern.com: APAC hosts event on South Asian and Black solidarity

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Put those officers in jail.”Asian Pacific American Coalition hosted Samip Mallick, co-founder and executive director of the South Asian American Digital Archive, as its 2020 fall speaker, with South Asian Students Alliance and Multicultural Student Affairs co-sponsoring the Wednesday event.

Mallick opened his presentation with Islam’s story as an illustration of South Asian solidarity with the Black community.

It was only until the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 that South Asians began entering the U.S. again without quota restrictions.

The legal history of South Asian immigration and the arguments some South Asians made to claim citizenship stood out to Weinberg junior and APAC co-president Abbey Zhu.

“It’s something else to be able to connect with the APIDA community or other South Asian folks on campus,” Rathore said.

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