Archive for February 2008

Taijiquan: An Introductory Oveview

Earlier this month I was invited to give an introductory overview presentation and a demonstration of Taijiquan at a high school in central NJ to help celebrate the Chinese New Year. Below is a slightly modified version of that presentation. Although much of the material in this article is already contained in earlier articles published […]

Executive Order 11246: Implications for Asian Americans

What is Executive Order 11246? Executive Order (EO) 11246 (see, e.g., http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Executive_Order_11246) was signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson on 9/24/65 that required Equal Employment Opportunity. The Order states that “It is the policy of the Government of the United States to provide equal opportunity in Federal employment for all qualified persons, to prohibit discrimination […]