Race Relations and Collaboration Between Asian American and African American Communities After the Peter Liang Case

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(L to R) Walter Mosely, New York Assembly (Brooklyn); Peter Kwong, Professor of Asian American studies and Urban Affairs, Hunter College; Michael Garner, President One Hundred Black Men of America; John Wang, President Asian American Business Development Center; Ron Kim, New York State Assembly- (Queens); and Rev. Jacques DeGraff, Associate Pastor of Canaan Baptist Church.
(L to R) Walter Mosely, New York Assembly (Brooklyn); Peter Kwong, Professor of Asian American studies and Urban Affairs, Hunter College; Michael Garner, President One Hundred Black Men of America; John Wang, President Asian American Business Development Center; Ron Kim, New York State Assembly- (Queens); and Rev. Jacques DeGraff, Associate Pastor of Canaan Baptist Church.

New York, NY-After NYPD Officer Peter Liang was convicted of second degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Akai Gurley, Asian American and African American communities responded in different ways. The Asian American Business Development Center and One Hundred Black Men came together and organized a panel of community, civic and political leaders to discuss collaborations between the two communities.

 

Political, community and civic leaders meet to discuss race collaborations and come together to strategize better communications between Asian and blacks.

 

 

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