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APIDA (Asian Pacific Islander Desi Americans) Racial Justice: Systemic Issues

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Trailer for the Film, The Insular Empire: America in the Marianas

"The Insular Empire is about the indigenous communities of the U.S. Territory of Guam and the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), which together form the Mariana Islands archipelago. These small, heavily militarized "insular" territories, part of America's globe-straddling empire, have long been hidden beneath the western shadow of the American flag - and beneath the stories Americans tell themselves about democracy. They form America's vulnerable yet vibrant Pacific frontier."

 

In this clip from the documentary Insular Empire, "Guam History professor Anne Perez Hattori describes the Chamoru’s connection to their land, and the effects of US military land-takings on Guam after World War II."

In this clip from the documentary Insular Empire, "Northern Marianas educator Sam McPhetres describes the Northern Marianas’ absence in American textbooks."

Trailer for Nuclear Savage: The Islands of Secret Project 4.1

This 2011 documentary explores the horrific impact of U.S. nuclear testing on the Marshall Islands

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