All posts tagged "The New Yorker"

  • Pedestrians walk along Grant Avenue in San Francisco's Chinatown. The neighborhood is the birthplace of Chinese America, and to some extent, the broader Asian America that descended from immigration over the Pacific Ocean throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
    [The New Yorker] The two Asian Americas

      In 1928, an Indian immigrant named Vaishno Das Bagai rented a room in San Jose, turned on the gas, and ended his life. He was thirty-seven. He had come to San Francisco thirteen years...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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