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Texas Standard For November 26, 2020
It’s Thanksgiving Day and we’re rebroadcasting a special show. Overlooked No More: How Asian Texans Shape the State. Today we’ll talk about How the Asian American community has changed since 1870, the first time the U.S. census counted people from China, to today. And we’ll meet a group called the “Pershing Chinese” – a story of Chinese immigration through Mexico. Then we’ll travel to the border where a vibrant Filipino community settled. And is it time to reevaluate the holidays we officially recognize in Texas? All of those stories and more on today’s special edition of the Texas Standard: