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VOICES: Confederate/American — two flags, two outcomes

July 22, 2015 - In 1965, South Asian students attended a July 4 rally in Louisiana to see how the holiday was celebrated. But the event was put on by white-supremacist Citizens' Councils, and some in the Confederate flag-waving crowd chased and assaulted the students. Watching Gov. Haley wrestle with the divisiveness over that flag brought back memories for Elaine Parker Adams, who also fled the crowd that day.

Asian-Americans flex political muscle

June 2, 2006 - Current debates over U.S. immigration have centered largely around unauthorized workers and families, especially Latinos. But as our recent issue of Southern Exposure, "East Meets South" showed, another growing presence in the South are Asian-Americans.