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UC Berkeley Third World Liberation Front strikers in unity pose, from strike flyer, 1969. The unity of the strike depended on common interests. But this unity was not forged overnight. It required people to change their thinking about how their community interests are related to the interests of other communities.

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Growing up in high school, I witnessed African Americans and the struggle for civil rights. My father said to me, "What Martin Luther King, Jr. is doing is going to benefit Chinese Americans."

People of color understood and comprehended more acutely what was going on in Vietnam. African Americans and Hispanics were getting decimated in high numbers because they were more susceptible to the draft. There were a lot of people of color coming back in body bags. And you heard, "The only good gook is a dead gook." But then I said, "Wait a minute, that's what they said about Native Americans -- 'the only good Indian is a dead Indian.'" Right?

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