The disturbing rise in anti-Asian violence during the Covid-19 pandemic as well as ongoing police violence against Black communities demonstrate the pervasive nature of both racial animosity between individuals and racial injustice at the structural level. In this Rise Up For Justice livestream conversation, Black and Asian scholars and activists discuss the opportunities and challenges of building a multi-racial justice movement that includes both communities. They explore cross-group tensions as well as pathways to mutual solidarity and bridging, both of which are critical in our collective struggle against racism and white supremacy.

Read a story about this event in Berkeley News.