However, the past few decades have seen a marked increase in the willingness of Asians to band together across ethnic lines and to make demands in the name of race.Rather than trying to melt into the majority society as they did during the post-war period, Asians are beginning to adopt the tactics that other groups have shown to be successful.Second, Asians have not made forceful demands on American society in the name of race.They have stayed away from identity politics and generally tried to assimilate.
West by West is not just a sports book it's a life story full of ups and downs, trials and tribulations.
Periodically, overcoming his insecurities, the playground then the hardwood basketball floors began to turn a young Jerry West into a man.
A man who would win an Olympic gold medal with a teammate named Oscar Robertson, who would later go on to be his storied rival in NBA folklore, a man who would carry the weight of the world on his broad shoulders as his Lakers repeatedly got their butts kicked by the champion Boston Celtics, year after year, to a young man with interesting, robust stories concerning iconic teammates such as Wilt Chamberlain and Elgin Baylor, to a man who became one of the stately heads of the Los Angeles Lakers in guiding the dynamic, yet tempestuous dynamic duo of Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant to numerous championships.
He had sent several sexually explicit photos of her to a client of his named Alexander Chapman, suggesting he join Douglas for a tryst. She had agreed to pose for King with the understanding that the pictures were confidential, something for her and King alone.
She’d never imagined he would show them to anyone, let alone use them without her knowledge or consent to seduce someone else. King told her that Chapman was threatening to make the images public.