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www.newsday.com: Kudos on BLM link to Asian Americans

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I so appreciated Dandan Zou’s article on the influence of the Black Lives Matter movement on Asian American activism on Long Island [“BLM ignites activism in LI Asian Americans,” News, Sept. 27].

The intergenerational interviews, the historical analysis with Yuri Kochiyama and her internment, discussion of divisions and solidarity within diverse communities — it is a moving and important article.

Dave Pedersen,NesconsetWe’re indeed losing our freedomsCarol Sefick was on the money in her letter “Assigning ‘sin’ to anyone is racist” [Sept. 28].

Then imposing quarantine restricting people from practicing their religions no matter the size of their house of worship.

John van Acken,BelleroseCORRECTION: A letter Wednesday on the Black Lives Matter movement and Asian American activism incorrectly identified the gender of Yuri Kochiyama, an American civil rights activist influenced by her Japanese American family’s internment.

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