Two Rice Alums Are Building Solidarity Between Asian American and Black Communities

Two Rice Alums Are Building Solidarity Between Asian American and Black Communities

asian-community-supporting-black-lives-matter-plum-radio-3“Rayshard Brooks. Robert Fuller. Dominique ‘Rem’mie’ Fells. Riah Milton … We just wanted to start off the show saying black lives matter. Black trans lives matter,” cohost Joey Yang says at the top of the latest edition of Plum Radio, a weekly podcast that aired its eleventh episode three weeks after the police killing of George Floyd. “I know that folks have been out there doing their part for the last couple weeks, but this is only the beginning.”  Later in the episode, cohost Dolly Li interviews Chinese American rapper Bohan Phoenix and his collaborator Jachary, a black American singer who has toured China with Phoenix, about the debt Asian American hip-hop artists owe to black Americans. Yang and Li also discuss how the music…View Original Post

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