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First Thursday Asian Americans and the New Racial Justice Movement

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First Thursday Asian Americans and the New Racial Justice Movement

200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
April 2nd, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Lecture
WEBSITE:  
http://www.asianart.org/
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Union Square/Civic Center
EMAIL:  
members@asianart.org
PHONE:  
415.581.3500
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Wed, Fri-Sun 10-5; Thu (Jan-Oct) 10-9; Thu (Nov-Dec) 10-5; closed Mon
COST:  
Free with museum admission ($5 after 5 PM)

DESCRIPTION

Join Asian American and African American leaders, thinkers, and organizers in a conversation focused on the current Civil Rights crisis; placing #BlackLivesMatter within historic context, and articulating connections between the experience of Asian Americans and African Americans in the United States. Moderated by journalist William Gee Wong; panelists include Alex Tom, Executive Director, Chinese Progressive Association; Nadia Khastagir, Design Action Collective & Asian Americans for Black Lives; Jeff Adachi, San Francisco Public Defender’s Office; and, Karissa Lewis, #BlackLivesMatter.

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