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[Free]dom Fridays: The Yellow Power Movement

Exploring Asian-American movements for liberation & freedom

Friday, October 16, 2020
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Online : Blackboard Collaborate
[Free]dom Fridays are designed to provide a virtual space to have an open dialogue about social justice and identity-based topics with other participants. 

This session will examine the rise and decline of the Yellow Power movement, the activist roots and complications associated with the formation of a pan-ethnic "Asian American" identity, and contemporary Asian American movements for liberation and justice. Time and attention will also be spent on the impact of COVID-19 on the resurgence of covert and overt forms of xenophobia and anti-Asian sentiment. 

All undergrads, grads, staff, faculty and alumni are encouraged to attend! If you have any questions or suggestions for a future [Re]fresh Friday or [Free]dom Friday, please email Erin Waddles, Coordinator for Student Diversity & Inclusion at or The Mosaic at

Join us: BlackBoard Collaborate Link. | Click "going" if you are planning to attend.

For our uploaded event recordings, attendee lists, works cited, and other materials, please check out our Mosaic, Interfaith, and Pride Centers Events Folder. Materials will be available in this Google Drive within one business week after the event unless otherwise specified.
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