|On October 12, 2003, 80-20 alerts supporters to
a game, "Ghettopoly" by David Chang that denigrates African
Americans and has been condemned by civil rights organizations such
as the NAACP and OCA.
||PP: To show that we
are as much against APAs denigrating others as others denigrating
MD: On Oct. 12,
80-20 sends an e-mail calling supporters to fax/email/call Yahoo
and eBay, the major carriers of Ghettopoly.
October 13, 2003: Yahoo shuts down its Ghettopoly
October 14, 2003: eBay de-lists Ghettopoly and
bans the item from its website.
|April 11, 2002: 80-20 alerts
supporters to a new immigration rule shortening tourist visas stay
to 30-days from original 6 months.
To get the INS to reconsider its ruling, so that parents
of APA families abroad can stay for longer visits.
MD: 80-20's email
on April 11 urges supporters to write or email
INS officials about their concerns that a 30-day default period
would cut short visits by elderly parents, and be detrimental to
the family unions for many APAs.
December 31, 2002: The World
Journal writes the INS plans to extend the default period for
tourists from 30 days to 3 months.