(In this issue, Laura Ho's name is off the masthead, while new names such as Ernest Hiroshige and Carol Mochizuki are added.)
Editorial Staff: Seigo Hayashi, Ernest Hiroshige, Carol Mochizuki, Mike Murase, James Okazaki, Tracy Okida, Kristine Tashima, Colin Watanabe
Table of Contents
- Experimental College Starts, by Linda Iwataki. An account of an activist workshop being organized for Asian American activists in Los Angeles.
- Yellow Brotherhood: Food For Thought, by Mike Murase. Accounts from a public meeting of the Yellow Brotherhood, a youth organization in Los Angeles. Many of the first-person accounts describe recovering from drug addiction, and looking for constructive activities and a sense of community with other Asian American youth
- Blind Reflections by R. Wu. A response to a letter to the editor in the June issue of Gidra by Edward Long. That letter questioned the Asian American movement; this essay defends the Asian American identity project.
- Hearing Ends. A journalistic account of the closing of the Thomas Noguchi trial.
- The Misunderstanding in Chinatown. By Dr. Kalfred Dip Lum (translated from Chinese) A defense of the social life and business/labor practices in Chinatown, with statistics on poverty and health in San Francisco's Chinatown.
- Asian American Studends State Campbell Hall Position. A report on the Ethnic Studies groups on UCLA's campus, and their bid to remain in Campbell Hall. "Given the choice between the plush plastic offices of Royce Hall and the spirit of home that exists with Campbell Hall, Asian students know that our work is best accomplished in an environment with which we can identify, which has soul."
- "Why is this so new to me?" by Tracy Okida
- "The single room apartment..." by Ron Wakabayashi
- "I have shed many sorrows alone in the night" by Laura Ho
- "Pastel People" by Marc Kondo
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