The time for a global conversation about Black Lives Matter is now. What began as a Google document on July 7, “Letters for Black Lives” has evolved into a full-fledged movement that takes the Black Lives Matter movement a step further. Letters for Black Lives centers around a crowd-sourced written letter from second-generation Asian-Americans to their families and respective communities. The letter describes why black lives matter, too, touting itself as “an open letter project on anti-Blackness.” The letter came to be after New York-based ethnographer Christina Xu sent out a call to action on Twitter. Xu said she saw “how Asian Americans had reacted negatively to previous police shootings of black […]Continue Reading... No Comments.