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The Carolina Inn

211 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
'+1.800.962.8519

October 2022

Keohane Distinguished Lecture: Let’s Not Celebrate Asian Americans, Let’s Fight for Them

October 27 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Free

National recognition and respect of Asian Americans is surging, whether in politics, media, the corporate sphere or elsewhere. And yet, racial violence against Asian Americans is rising as well. How can we make sense of this seeming contradiction? Rather than seeing these as opposing trends, it makes more sense to understand how they are connected. To combat anti-Asian violence, we need to get at the root of what’s behind it. Celebrating Asian Americans will not adequately meet that goal. Join Pawan…

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