Why Ferguson Matters to Asian Americans


“For weeks I have been in awe of the organizers and writers – Rev. Osagyefo SekouJamala RogersMalkia CyrilTa-Nehesi Coatesjohn a. powellFalguni A. Sheth, and so many others – who have placed the situation in Ferguson into critical historical and political context. This despite persistent attempts by police, elected officials, and mainstream media to erase that context with vilifications of black political protest and black life. I write this post to express my solidarity and rage, and to offer a response to the disturbing question that I’ve heard asked, and that demands an answer: Does Ferguson matter to Asian Americans?”


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