Eddy Zheng: The Prisoner, The Immigrant, the Son, the Activist

In an interview with Professor Madeline Hsu, Eddy Zheng dismantles the veil of the ‘model minority’ myth to expose the historic and modern prejudice and violence faced by Asians in America.

Eddy Zheng

Zheng works to mobilize resources to support Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) harmed by the unjust immigration and criminal justice systems to heal, keep families together, and build movements that shift narratives and policies.

Professor Madeline Hsu

Madeline Y. Hsu is Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin and served as Director of the Center for Asian American Studies eight years (2006-2014). She was president of the Immigration and Ethnic History Society and is presently representative-at-large for the International Society for the Study of Chinese Overseas.

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