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The Exchange

Asian American Granite Staters Reflect On Unity, Identity, & Safety After Attacks In Atlanta

Demostrator holds sign that says Stop Asian Hate.
Cori Princell; NHPR
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Violent attacks against Asian Americans have invigorated an examination of our nation's long history of racism against people from this wide, diverse group. In New Hampshire these conversations arose at Stop Asian Hate rallies earlier this month. We reflect on this current moment, and welcome Asian American Granite Staters to join the conversation.

Air Date: Tuesday, March 30, 2021.

GUESTS:

  • Ken Mendis - Founding member of the Racial Unity Team in N.H., which works with educators, students, historians, and the public to effect change for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the state. 
  • Cora Quisumbing-King - Co-chair of the NH AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) Democratic Coalition. She was one of the organizers of the #StopAsianHate rally in Concord. 
  • Benjamin Ming - An organizer of the #StopAsianHate rally in Concord, with the NH AAPI Democrats.
  • Susmik Lama - Co-organizer of the #StopAsianHate rally in Concord. She is also an advanced call team manager with People’s Action Institute. 

Resources and additional links coming soon!

This show was produced by Christina Phillips.