Take Two®

News and culture through the lens of Southern California. Hosted by A Martínez

Asian Americans 'need to stand up, show up for Black Lives Matter'

by A Martínez and Francine Rios | Take Two®

106632 full
A poster by artist Foremost Sharon McNary/KPCC

New York-based ethnographer Christina Xu has written an open online letter that explains to older generations of Asian Americans why they should care about Black Lives Matter.

The letter highlights a history between Asian Americans and African Americans that is not often thought about. Betty Hung, policy director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice, tells more about how Asian Americans in Los Angeles are getting involved in the Black Lives Matter movement.

To listen to the full interview, click on the blue audio player above.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Enjoy Take Two®? Try KPCC’s other programs.

What's popular now on KPCC

X