APEX Express

APEX Express – November 20, 2003

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Special re-registration/ Special detainment? Sounds and true stories from Nov. 19th’s rally to halt registration and endangerment of civil liberties for immigrants, Muslim Americans, South Asians, and North Koreans held at INS in SF. Also, learn about Asian American prisoner Mike Ngo’s struggle to end segregation in prison. Plus, a Native American History Month Special: Cherokee and Pacific Rim stories are featured in Ghost Festival III: Fire in Heaven. Acclaimed story-tellers Brenda Wong Aoki and Gayle Ross – a descendent of John Ross, leader of the Cherokees during their forced removal along the Trail of Tears – talk about their collaborative performance at Yerba Buena Center in SF on 11/23. Asian American Jazz bassist Mark Izu, June Kuramoto of Hiroshima and Cherokee flute player Tommy Wildcat also perform. Plus music, calendar, and more.