After Floyd’s death, Le saw an ad from the 1970s with Black Civil Rights leaders calling on the government to help Vietnamese refugees, like himself.
In late June, Le put up a bright yellow billboard in Houston’s Viet Town that read “Black Lives Matter” in English and Vietnamese.
Boycotts And Death ThreatsA Vietnamese vlogger on YouTube called for Nguyen Le to be lynched for his billboard.
Evolving Conversations On RaceBao Huong Hoang, 35, is one of the many Vietnamese Americans in Houston who support Nguyen Le and Black Lives Matter.
Her mom told her about the media reports showing people of all different races supporting the Black Lives Matter billboard.