• Rep. Samantha Vang Foresees More Asian Americans Getting Into Politics: "We Cannot Stay Silent"

    13 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    As a Hmong-American, Minnesota Rep. Samantha Vang knows what it's like to be statistically significant - but feel invisible - in her hometown. Her political journey started in high school, when she joined a grassroots campaign at the request of her niece and nephew. This set her on a path to become one of the few Asian American organizers in Minneapolis, and eventually one of the youngest legislatures in her state. She stays in politics for her Hmong community.
    According to the Wahsington Post, there are at least 83,000 Hmong American voters in Minnesota and Minneapolis is home to the...
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