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APEX Express – December 11, 2003

Scapegoat or Spy? Chinese American ImamYousef Yee provided religious services to Muslim prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. Recently released from his internment by the military, we’ll learn why and the latest about Yee’s case from Justice for New American’s Cecilia Chang. Also, what’s the importance of environmental justice for Asian Pacific Islanders? Apex talks with global … Continued


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APEX Express – November 27, 2003

Apex talks with June Kuramoto of the group Hiroshima about what kind of impact the group – the first of it’s kind to popularize Asian instruments in R’n’B music – has had on her, as well as the Japanese-Afro-American community links that fostered the music. Also, Cherokee flute player Tommy Wildcat talks about his collaborative … Continued


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APEX Express – November 20, 2003

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: … Continued


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APEX Express – November 13, 2003

Stories from the Cherokee and Pacific Rim peoples are featured in the performance Ghost Festival III: Fire in Heaven. We’ll talk with award-winning 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. The performance at Yerba Buena Center … Continued


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APEX Express – November 6, 2003

Apex talks with Oliver Chin about his book The Tao of Yao about basketball star Yao Ming, and about his 11/22 appearance at Eastwind Books in Berkeley. San Francisco Taiko Dojo is the leading US-based Japanese folk drum group. Find out about their November performance as well as their guest drummers including American Indian activist … Continued