Black folks have been fighting and leading the way for the freedom of all oppressed people AND Southeast Asian refugees LONG before we became refugees in the United States. I’ve come to find, almost ALL of our renown civil rights and Black Power heroes have spoken out against war and violence in Vietnam and Southeast Asia. ALL of the renown civil rights and Black Power heroes have been fighting for our freedoms well before most of us were alive. This includes Angela Davis, Assata Shakur, Rosa Parks, Fred Hampton, James Baldwin, Huey Newton, Stokely Carmichael, Malcolm X, and the man that inspired this piece today, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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