64 minutes | Apr 27, 2021

Episode 34 | Let's Talk About: Discrimination Against the Asian Community w/ Charissa Lui

This week, the Woman Beings sit down with Charissa Lui to discuss the reality of AAPI hate and discrimination in light of recent events. As a Chinese American woman, Charissa shares her experience growing up in a vibrant Asian community in the bay area, and the ways in which she has witnessed racism in her own life. She talks about the model minority myth, rising tensions amidst the pandemic, and what it means to make space at the table for minorities. She shares her passion for knowing and embracing one's own heritage, celebrating diversity, and seeking reconciliation and unity. Follow Charissa: https://www.instagram.com/charissalui/   Resources Mentioned: Beyond Colorblind by Sarah Shin: https://bit.ly/3nw0L4f Prophetic Lament by Soong-Chan Rah: https://bit.ly/2QqcYeR White Awake by Daniel Hill: https://bit.ly/2R0QqxM Raise Your Voice by Kathy Khang: https://bit.ly/3gDykA0 T rue Story by James Choung: https://bit.ly/3gGBGlD Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership by Ruth Haley Barton: https://bit.ly/3gGvcn5  The Making of Asian America by Erika Lee: https://bit.ly/3eyp51f ---         Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/womanbeingpodcast/ Website: https://www.womanbeingcommunity.com/ --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
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