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MN legislators Phyllis Kahn, Sandra Pappas, and Patricia Torres-Ray with Mee Moua and Yee Chang

From MN State Representative Phyllis Kahn’s Twitter feed:

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We should all boycott the Ordway’s revival of racist musical “Miss Saigon”

by Sheila Regan via TC Daily Planet September 07, 2013 Photo courtesy Ordway Center for the Performing Arts   My fellow arts writers, theater reviewers, and bloggers, I’m writing because I think we should all agree not to review Miss Saigon when it comes to the Ordway….

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Sign Our Petition!

We refuse to buy Miss Saigon — literally and figuratively. We will not pay for tickets to a show that says Asian American women are subject to the whims of white men, or that they are nothing but objects for sexual gratification. We refuse to believe that human trafficking is something at which we should gape. We do not support the myth that U.S.-based adoption is the best and only option for Asian children. And we roundly challenge a Southeast Asian wartime narrative that ignores colonialism and racial privilege.

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