We call for the recognition that the American civil rights movement in the 1960s was spearheaded and guided by Black leaders.
Race Counts, a multi-year, multi-institutional project that uses statistics to measure levels of racial disparity in California, ranks Marin County as the highest in racial disparity in the state.
Finally, we call upon the Asian American community — including AAAM’s own constituents in Marin County — to reflect on our own roles, responsibilities and actions as allies in solidarity with the Black community.
The Board of Asian American Alliance of Marin recommits our organization’s mission of advocating for social and racial justice.
Find us online at facebook.com/AsianAmericanAllianceMarinEmily S. Wu is the co-president of Asian American Alliance of Marin.