Young organizers today say that until Asian Americans reckon with what happened in 1992, their communities will not be able to organize effectively in solidarity with Black Lives Matter.
Solidarity with Black livesNgo wanted to see more Asian Americans marching in the streets, so he took to social media.
Healing old traumasSome organizers say the Korean community is still holding on to trauma from 1992.
“I didn’t want to see Korean Americans arm themselves.”
They envisioned that the protest would be a place for people to discuss trauma stemming from the 1992 uprising and to get educated on how to move forward.