Asian Americans prideful of US coin for Anna May Wong

AAPI Equity Alliance, a coalition of community-based organizations dedicated to improving the lives of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Los Angeles and beyond, said in a statement to China Daily that Wong’s trailblazing work helped others of color.

“Anna May Wong has always been a part of American history, paving the way for inclusivity and breaking the barriers on representation before many of us knew the impact it would have on modern society. On this trail blazed by Wong, AAPI Equity Alliance continues the work that she started — advocating for proper representation and the needs and rights of today’s growing AAPI community,” the statement said.

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