During this time of civil unrest in America, many people are calling for dismantling racism. Much of the conversation frames the conflict as between a black minority and a white majority. The current uprising is sparking conversations about how other groups of color can show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. Part of that work, experts say, involves confronting division and anti blackness much more broadly. In this hour, we explore what cross-racial solidarity means in America.
The Role of Cross-Racial Solidarity in a Time of Protest
Julio Ricardo Varela, co-host, Futuro Media's "In The Thick" podcast, and founder of Latino Rebels
Jose Antonio Vargas, journalist, activist and author of, "Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen"
Zahra Billoo, executive director, The Council on American-Islamic Relations San Francisco Bay Area
Eric Ward, executive director, Western States Center, an advocacy organization focused on strengthening an inclusive democracy