They come to this country with no intention to learn the language or accept the culture. They dress funny, their food is strange “Here in the American village of Bakersfield they are packed in like rats, stacked away on shelves, and in apartments all huddling together reeking with filth, disease and rottenness.” “They are taking jobs from whites and so prolonging the economic malaise.” “Big business only uses them to antagonize labor. Ranch managers preferred low wages and high unemployment to high wages and low unemployment.“
California during the era of Cesar Chavez and the Chicano Movement in the 1960’s and 70’s; the Republican Party; Fox News today. No…in fact comments had wide supported among Bakersfield City, County Leaders and the print media in the 1870s’ and 1880’s. Culminated with the Chinese Exclusion act of 1882 at the national level and the elimination of Chinatown in central Bakersfield.
Well wankers in commemoration of these per-Mexicans this years “Chino de Mayo Hash” – A celebration of the pre-Mexicans of Bakersfield. This run will be a 4 mile – 3 ½ beer check traverse of the old Bakersfield Chinatown and it’s various points of interest.
- Fast food
- as well as among the first whorehouses and opium dens. We (the Chinese of Bakersfield built that)
The starting point for this cultural extravaganza will be at the abandoned Chinese temple on 18th and R street across from Mexicali. Cum in your best Mex-Chino gear. See link to Map A http://goo.gl/maps/dfOTG
Event: Chino de Mayo Hash 2013
Date: Monday day after Chino de Mayo (May 6th) 2013
Location: 18th and R street – Old Bakersfield Chinatown.
Kàn dào nǐ zài nàlǐ – See you all there.