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Playlist with one-minute videos from the National Forum on Anti-Racism

Last week, the National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism brought together people across generations, sectors, and the country for a conversation.

Together, our stories move us forward against anti-Asian racism in Canada.

Watch this curated playlist of short clips, each under one minute:

  • sʔəyəɬəq Elder Larry Grant of Musqueam discusses the persistence of anti-Asian racism in Canada.

  • Actor and Creative Andrea Bang shares how she feels when she is asked, "where are you really from?"

  • Dr. Viviane Gosselin, Curator of Contemporary Culture at the Museum of Vancouver, discusses the role of museums in shaping the histories of Asian Canadians.

  • Dr. Victor Ling, President and Scientific Director of the Terry Fox Research Institute, reflects on the importance of allies in the work against anti-Asian racism.

  • Vicky Sunohara, two time Olympic gold medalist and ice hockey coach, discusses her and her family's experiences, with a look forward for future generations.

  • Dr. Ayesha S. Chaudhry, Canada Research Chair in Religion, Law and Social Justice, discusses the links between anti-Asian racism and other forms of oppression.

  • Author, activist, and historian Wayde Compton reflects on the patterns of racism and how we can disrupt the cycle.

 

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