September 18, 2021 Show Notes and Table of Contents https://youtu.be/ntBZI0HLV6Y 0:00 Suni Tolton, City of Shoreline, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator. Suni also runs the Equity and Social Justice Community. 01:22 Kevin Henry https://www.kevinphenry.com/ Our society is experiencing rapid social changes and we are seeing disturbing displays of racism and hate that indicate significant issues need to […]

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A hate crimes bill to combat violence against Asian Americans in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic passed the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly on Thursday, a rare bipartisan vote in the evenly divided chamber. The vote was 94-to-one, with Republican Sen. Josh Hawley the only no vote. “I cannot tell you how important this bill is […]

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Learn about the relationship between politicians saying “Kungflu” and “China Flu” language to upticks in violence. Brian Levin, Director, Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism, California State University, Civil Rights Attorney

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Stop the Hate: The rise in violence against Asian Americans Verbal assaults Brutal violence on the rise Anger and fear in the shadows of the pandemic Call to action From the street to the studio to the halls of congress Increasing hate crimes targeting Asian Americans are a silent symptom of the coronavirus pandemic. Program […]

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This episode is powerful. Two middle class, educated, Asian Americans talk about their reaction to the Atlanta shootings and the expectations on Asians. They illustrate raw feelings and thoughts and awkwardness, all packaged up in an easy to consume conversation that makes you laugh too. I have listened to over 250 Asian American panels, interviews, […]

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