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Saturday 5 June 2021

Yuri and Malcolm X by Timothy Toyama

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Saturday 5 June 2021

LA Writers Center presented a performance of Yuri and Malcolm X by Timothy Toyama as a part of Home: Asian Voices Reading Series on Saturday 5 June 2021 at 11 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 1 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 2 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

"Yuri and Malcolm X" by Timothy Toyama
A play about the life of noted Japanese-American civil rights activist and community leader, Yuri Kochiyama, and her friendship with Malcolm X.

Since the start of the pandemic last year, Asian Americans have faced constant and deadly racist violence. “Stop AAPI Hate,” a reporting database, received 3,795 reports of anti-Asian-American discrimination between March 19, 2020, and Feb. 28, 2021; women reported hate incidents at 2.3 times the rate of men. The LA Writers Center asked "what can we do?" We think by telling more Asian American stories, we can affirm that this community is a vital part of the American narrative. With this in mind, we are launching the "Home: Asian Voices Reading Series".

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