Asian Pacific Islander Americans and allies are coming together online to create resources to address anti-black racism in our communities and to introduce the #BlackLivesMatter movement to immigrant families. In light of recent fatal police shooting of Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minnesota, on top of already some 125 Black lives that have been cut short by police this year alone, it’s so important that our Asian immigrant families have a better understanding of why Black Lives Matters is important to our lives as well. The open letter for Black Lives has been translated to over 30 languages, including Korean.
The project now seeks contributions from the community to read the letters and record it in audio or video format to share broadly with the public. Please join this project!