Monthly Archives: February 2011

February 24, 1966: Hell No!

Along with growing protests against the Vietnam War, resistance to involuntary conscription for U.S. military service gradually became a hot topic nationwide as combat operations began to escalate in Southeast Asia in the mid-1960s. At first a brave few draft-age … Continue reading

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February 9, 1971: The SCCC Oriental Student Union Sit-In

“The time of the quiet Asian has passed.” With those words, spoken on the date in focus here by Mike Tagawa, a sophomore at Seattle Central Community College (SCCC), that school’s Oriental Student Union (OSU) commenced a sit-in protest at … Continue reading

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