Mapping Asian Americans in the South

For my last blog post, I’m sharing my semester project in which I used Neatline, a plugin in Omeka, to create a digital map. This project made me think about discussions of the Asian American experience in the South. Having grown up in Georgia and then attending college in North Carolina, I’ve spent a lot of my time wondering what happened to Asians 嘉盛外汇 during racial segregation. Did we count as white, black, colored, or were we simply ignored? This map only touches on the beginnings of the myriad of Asian American experiences in the South, but it highlights the existence of people who have been marginalized by the South’s black/white racial dichotomy for too long. The project can be explored by clicking .


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