Shang Xiong, center, performs with Hmong Cultural Heritage Center dancers during AsianFest 2016 in Fresno. Asian Americans are lumped together too often, though they have different immigration histories.
Shang Xiong, center, performs with Hmong Cultural Heritage Center dancers during AsianFest 2016 in Fresno. Asian Americans are lumped together too often, though they have different immigration histories. Eric Paul Zamora ezamora@fresnobee.com
Shang Xiong, center, performs with Hmong Cultural Heritage Center dancers during AsianFest 2016 in Fresno. Asian Americans are lumped together too often, though they have different immigration histories. Eric Paul Zamora ezamora@fresnobee.com
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Foon Rhee, an associate editor, joined the The Sacramento Bee’s editorial board in February 2010 after reporting and editing for newspapers in Massachusetts and North Carolina and keeping his opinions to himself. He graduated from Duke and went to graduate school during a fellowship at the University of Hawaii. Foon Rhee can be reached at frhee@sacbee.com or 916-321-1913. Twitter: @foonrhee.