14 min

Musicians Respond to Racism Against Asian Americans Sound & Vision

    • Arts

Reports of violence against Asian Americans have increased dramatically since the start of the pandemic, by nearly 150 percent in 2020 compared to the year before. Then 2021 saw a mass shooting in Atlanta that killed eight people, including six Asian Americans. The rise in media coverage about racism towards Asian American communities has ignited a conversation about how we, as a country, view Asian Americans.

Grace Madigan reports on how Asian American musicians have been impacted and responded through their music.

Resources:
https://www.advancingjustice-aajc.org/
https://18millionrising.org/
https://stopaapihate.org/

Support the show: https://www.kexp.org/sound/

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Reports of violence against Asian Americans have increased dramatically since the start of the pandemic, by nearly 150 percent in 2020 compared to the year before. Then 2021 saw a mass shooting in Atlanta that killed eight people, including six Asian Americans. The rise in media coverage about racism towards Asian American communities has ignited a conversation about how we, as a country, view Asian Americans.

Grace Madigan reports on how Asian American musicians have been impacted and responded through their music.

Resources:
https://www.advancingjustice-aajc.org/
https://18millionrising.org/
https://stopaapihate.org/

Support the show: https://www.kexp.org/sound/

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

14 min

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