Oral #2: Kalei Tuitupou – Pacific Islanders and Black Lives Matter: Understanding the concept of Solidarity in the Diaspora

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Faculty mentor: Kehaulani Vaughn

In the summer of 2020 there was a collective uproar of protests, riots, and marches associated with the ongoing police brutality experienced by African American communities and communities of color. During this time of political tension, a global pandemic, and police violence, why were Pacific Islanders involved in a March and Die-in? How were Pacific Islanders standing in solidarity with oppressed communities here in the diaspora?

Watch my research presentation below.
Questions or comments? Contact me at: kalei.tuitupou.slcse@gmail.com

View my Presentation Slides HERE

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