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"Emily Chang (Actress, Vampire Diaries), and Mike Song (Dancer/Choreographer) join our hosts to discuss why the very serious situation in Ferguson, Missouri matters to Asian Americans. We felt very deeply about this topic and were glad we found a way to address it to the ISAtv audience. Although we recognize the discussion deserves more time, (and maybe in the future we'll release full version), we hope that this brings a little perspective from some minds in the community."
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"'Beyond Activism: Four Decades of Social Justice'" explores the growth of the Asian American civil rights movement, from its genesis at protests against discriminatory hiring practices and police brutality, to the next stage of advocacy when the groups that were forged in the midst of these demonstrations evolved into community development organizations committed to social justice."
"In 1982, Vincent Chin was murdered in Detroit by two white autoworkers at the height of anti-Japanese sentiments. His killers, however, got off with a $3,000 fine and no jail time. Outraged by this injustice, Asian Americans around the country united for the first time to form a pan-Asian identity and civil rights movement."