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Wong Chin Foo (王淸福), Chinese-American activist

Wong Chin Foo (1847–1898) was a Chinese-American activist, journalist, lecturer, and one of the most prolific Chinese writers in the San Francisco press of the 19th century. Wong, was among the first Chinese immigrants to be naturalized in 1873 and dedicated to fighting for the equal rights of Chinese-Americans at the time of the Chinese Exclusion Act. Nowadays, Chinese-Americans consider Wong to be of similar character as Dr. Martin Luther King or Gandhi because of Wong’s tremendous efforts and huge sacrifices to defend Chinese-Americans’ rights in that difficult time.>> Read more at Wikipedia.