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UCLA, USC students band together after racist fliers hit campuses




Members of the Asian Pacific Coalition from UCLA and USC convened to “end the targeting of people of color, especially the often ignored racism against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders.” This town hall meeting was organized weeks after both schools received identical copies of racist fliers aimed at the Asian-Pacific Islander community.
Members of the Asian Pacific Coalition from UCLA and USC convened to “end the targeting of people of color, especially the often ignored racism against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders.” This town hall meeting was organized weeks after both schools received identical copies of racist fliers aimed at the Asian-Pacific Islander community.
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Members of the Asian Pacific Coalition from UCLA and USC convened to “end the targeting of people of color, especially the often ignored racism against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders.” This town hall meeting was organized weeks after both schools received identical copies of racist fliers aimed at the Asian-Pacific Islander community.
USC's Andy Su and UCLA's Uyen Hoang lead a discussion on racist and sexist fliers mailed to Asian-American groups on both campuses.
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Members of the Asian Pacific Coalition from UCLA and USC convened to “end the targeting of people of color, especially the often ignored racism against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders.” This town hall meeting was organized weeks after both schools received identical copies of racist fliers aimed at the Asian-Pacific Islander community.
Jazz Kiang said that the fliers criticizing Asian-American women felt like an attack on his "sisters."
Brandon Choe/ KPCC
Members of the Asian Pacific Coalition from UCLA and USC convened to “end the targeting of people of color, especially the often ignored racism against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders.” This town hall meeting was organized weeks after both schools received identical copies of racist fliers aimed at the Asian-Pacific Islander community.
UCLA doctorate student Troy Lau expressed frustration with UCLA’s response to recurring racist events.
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Members of the Asian Pacific Coalition from UCLA and USC convened to “end the targeting of people of color, especially the often ignored racism against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders.” This town hall meeting was organized weeks after both schools received identical copies of racist fliers aimed at the Asian-Pacific Islander community.
UCLA student Nancy Vong signed a list of demands written collectively by Asian and Pacific Islander groups at UCLA and USC.
Brandon Choe/ KPCC
Members of the Asian Pacific Coalition from UCLA and USC convened to “end the targeting of people of color, especially the often ignored racism against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders.” This town hall meeting was organized weeks after both schools received identical copies of racist fliers aimed at the Asian-Pacific Islander community.
Over 150 people attended Wednesday’s town hall meeting.
Brandon Choe/ KPCC
Members of the Asian Pacific Coalition from UCLA and USC convened to “end the targeting of people of color, especially the often ignored racism against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders.” This town hall meeting was organized weeks after both schools received identical copies of racist fliers aimed at the Asian-Pacific Islander community.
Both UCLA and USC students composed the panel, answering questions regarding their universities’ administrative action on past racial incidents.
Brandon Choe/ KPCC
Members of the Asian Pacific Coalition from UCLA and USC convened to “end the targeting of people of color, especially the often ignored racism against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders.” This town hall meeting was organized weeks after both schools received identical copies of racist fliers aimed at the Asian-Pacific Islander community.
Town hall attendees engage in a community “unity clap” to express their solidarity.
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Asian-American organizations at both UCLA and USC have received racist fliers over the past few weeks. The LAPD has opened an investigation and students from both campuses joined forces last night for some frank talk.

KPCC's Josie Huang reports