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Saturday, August 13 • 10:00am - 11:30am
#NotYourMule: The Complicated, Uncomfortable History of Interracial Relations and What to Do About It

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#OscarsSoWhite and #NotYourMule have raised the complex and often uncomfortable issue of interracial relations — especially the relationship between the black and AAPI communities. Does cross-community collaboration exist — and should it? What role do AAPIs play in the broader social justice movement, and should we expect black activists to speak for us? How can we overcome the prejudices that hold us back, and when and how should we speak with a united voice? (This is an off-the-record session, unless moderators indicate otherwise.)

Moderators
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CeFaan Kim

Reporter, WABC-TV
WABC-TV Reporter. Former News12 Reporter. Former NY1 News Queens Reporter/Political Producer.  US Army Reserve Veteran. AAJA Mentor. Korean American League for Civic Action Leadership Advisory Council. NAAP Special Advisor. NYU Alum.

Speakers
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Michael Bolden

Editorial Director, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Michael Bolden is editorial director of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, where he supervises content strategy and distribution. Previously, he headed an award-winning Washington Post team that covered transportation and development. He is a past Maynard Fellow in media leadership and entrepreneurship at Harvard University. He earned a BA from the University of Alabama.
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Bettina Chang

Co-Founder and Editor, City Bureau
Bettina co-founded City Bureau, an award-winning Chicago civic journalism lab reinvigorating coverage on the city's South and West Sides, in 2015. She is Web Editor for Chicago magazine and previously worked at DNAinfo and Pacific Standard.
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Mee Moua

President and Executive Director, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-AAJC
Mee Moua Mee Moua is the president and executive director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, a leading national nonprofit organization that works to advance the human and civil rights of Asian Americans and build and promote a fair and equitable society for all.


Saturday August 13, 2016 10:00am - 11:30am
Capri

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