Asian Solidarity with Black Lives: Dismantling Racial Capitalism

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Asian Solidarity with Black Lives: Dismantling Racial Capitalism

Free Online Event Monday June 29, 2020 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm PDT

Anti-Asian and Anti-Black racism and oppression are pieces of Canada’s concealed histories, which continue on today. At this pivotal time, solidarity, particularly among racialized groups, is needed more than ever. With Min Sook Lee as the moderator, Winnie Ng and Carol Wall will discuss their perspectives on Anti-Asian and Anti-Black racism, solidarity between Asian and Black communities, as well as share their insights on dismantling racial capitalism.

  • Min Sook Lee, an award-winning documentary film director/producer of such documentaries as “Migrant Dreams”, an educator, and a political activist.
  • Carol Wall, a labour and social justice activist who has had an extensive and diverse career within labour in which she recently retired as the Ontario Regional Director for the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.
  • Winnie Ng, a labour rights activist, educator, and community organizer with a deep commitment to anti-racism, equity and worker empowerment. Winnie is currently an Adjunct Professor with the School of Social Work, Ryerson University.

Go to eventbrite to register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/asian-solidarity-with-black-lives-dismantling-racial-capitalism-tickets-109831087740

This event is co-sponsored by the Asian Canadian Labour Alliance, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, Ontario Federation of Labour – Workers of Colour Committee, OPSEU Coalition of Racialized Workers, OPSEU Provincial Human Rights Committee, and Toronto & York Region Labour Council – Chinese Workers Network.

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