Strengthening Japanese and Black Solidarity Through Action

Strengthening Japanese and Black Solidarity Through Action

May 21, 2022

Saturday, May 21st at 12pm PT/ 3 pm ET

The NNRC will be hosting the program "Strengthening Solidarity Through Taking Action."

Join a conversation with Black reparations and Japanese American redress leaders, Kenniss Henry (N’COBRA), Dreisen Heath (HRW), Miya Iwataki (NCRR & NNRC) and Akemi Kochiyama (Yuri Kochiyama Solidarity Fund), who will discuss the various chapters in the fight for Reparations, and Black and Japanese solidarity for Black Reparations today.

Listen to music and insights of acclaimed jazz musicians/activists Jon Jang and James Newton as they speak to the role of music and culture in building Black and Asian solidarity. The program will close with a call to action to demand the Biden Administration establish a Federal Commission for the Study and Development of Reparations for African Americans by Juneteenth and how you can take part. Register here:

May 21st Program graphic


More information

View full calendar