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Cult or Just Weird


Jun 29, 2021

Good or bad, who's to say?

Chris & Kayla walk by an interesting building in LA's Chinatown, which turns into a whole full excuse for Chris to talk about history on the cult show again.

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*Search Categories*

Anthropological

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*Topic Spoiler*

Hop Sing & other Chinese American Tongs

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*Further Reading*

 

https://stopaapihate.org/

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/story-group-tracking-anti-asian-hate-incidents-rcna662

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qing_dynasty

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-Qing_sentiment

https://www.reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/comments/i4j3cv/what_are_some_of_the_reasons_for_antiqing/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Lotus

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiandihui

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triad_(organized_crime)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Chinese_Americans

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_Americans

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_Exclusion_Act

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tong_(organization)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tong_Wars

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hop_Sing_Tong

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_issues_in_Chinatowns#Gangs

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Chinese_Americans_in_Los_Angeles

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Gold_Rush

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transcontinental_railroad

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_Dragon_massacre

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mafia

https://www.dartmouth.edu/~hist32/History/S02%20-%20Early%20Chinese%20Prostitution.htm

https://www.americanhistoryusa.com/chinatown-sex-slaves-human-trafficking-san-francisco-history/

http://www.historicplacesla.org/reports/f1f44c90-7a08-4dd4-94d1-d37a5b573139

https://www.foundsf.org/index.php?title=The_Tongs_of_Chinatown

https://www.foundsf.org/index.php?title=The_Golden_Dragon_Restaurant_Massacre

http://www.chineseplayground.com/

https://sanfran.com/where-have-all-the-gangsters-gone

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raymond_%22Shrimp_Boy%22_Chow

https://www.jstor.org/stable/2767924

http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/1259.html

History of China Podcast: the Tong Wars of New York's Chinatown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37QdHb9IvE4

National Geographic: Chinatown Mafia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6pXIyOwrqo

https://www.villagevoice.com/2020/01/25/tongs-strike-out-in-chinatown/

https://archives.sfweekly.com/sanfrancisco/enter-the-dragon-head/Content?oid=2163615&showFullText=true

http://www.mafianj.com/asian/tongs.shtml

https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-chinatown-stabbing-20170127-story.html

 

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*Patreon Credits*

initiates: Michaela Evans, Heather Aunspach, Anna Krasner

cultists: Rebecca Kirsch, Pam Westergard, Alyssa Ottum, Ryan Quinn, Paul Sweeney, Erin Bratu, Liz T, Lianne Cole, Samantha Bayliff, Katie Larimer, Fio H, Jessica Senk, Proper Gander, Kelly Smith Upton, Zero Serres, Nancy Carlson