Discrimination against Asian Americans: City council candidate experiences racism on social mediaMelissa Kim by Melissa KimSUN PRAIRIE, Wis. — Hugh Cha is making history by becoming the first Asian American to run for city council in Sun Prairie.
Cha had been campaigning for a few months, when a comment on his Facebook post was brought to his attention.
Cha attended UW-Madison and Madison College, eventually pursuing a career in information technology before following his dream of serving his community in politics.
“The community of Sun Prairie prides itself on respecting the diversity of our citizens.
Any behavior or statements that are intolerant of the diversity of our community, ethnicities and backgrounds cannot be tolerated.