Tonight DJ Baagi returns to host a show on Beats of Resistance and Solidarity from the Asian and Pacific Islander communities worldwide.
This episode features Omar Offendum, Shadia Mansour and more artists from Syria, Palestine and Afghanistan rapping about the political impact of war on their communities, and of gender oppression within their communities. And for the new fascist time we are living in, she’ll be going back for more DrumNbass and Jungle beats from the UK-Based South Asian, anti-racist group Asian Dub Foundation. And special guest Sharif Zakout from the Arab Resource and Organizing Center joins us!
Several SF Chinatown community organizations and activists are sponsoring “Light Up the Night From Charlottesville to Chinatown: No Hate,” a candlelight vigil and program in the memory of slain activist Heather Heyer. The event will be held on Friday, Aug. 25 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Chinese Culture Center, 750 Kearny St., San Francisco. This event occurs the night before the “Patriot’s Prayer” and will send a message that Chinese Americans and Asian Americans reject the hatred and fear being sown by the white supremacists. The candlelight vigil in honor of Heather Heyer will begin at 8 pm on the pedestrian bridge between the Chinese Culture Center and Portsmouth Square Park. For more information, visit www.nomoreexclusion.org.