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Across the country, people have been mourning the deaths of eight people in shootings in Atlanta, six of them women of Asian descent. Nashua State Representative Latha Mangipudi was one of those who addressed the crowd.
She said she could not be silent, and called for social equality. Is sexism acceptable? Is diversity a celebration? Are we stronger together? Several speakers asked the crowd to fight two Republican-sponsored bills pending in Concord. One would prohibit taxpayer money from flowing to entities that teach about systemic racismor suggest race or sex makes people inherently oppressive or victimized.
The other would ban cities and towns from enforcing policies that discourage cooperation with federal immigration authorities. Li Zhou, from Bedford, came to the rally with a friend. Credit Cori Princell. Li Zhou, who lives in Bedford, attended the rally with a friend. Similar rallies took place over the weekend across the country. A bill in the New Hampshire House has prompted heated debate over how systemic racism is discussed in the state's public schools. House Bill would prohibit teaching about so-called divisive concepts such as racism and sexism in public schools and other state funded programs.
And so far, much of the conversation has hinged on critical race theory, a field that includes the study of systemic racism and the relationship between law, race and power. Haney Lopez is a critical race theory scholar. Last week, in his first prime time address, President Joe Biden condemned "vicious hate crimes against Asian Americans who have been attacked, harassed, blamed, and scapegoated.
Reports of such attacks have become more common since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, which former President Trump often blamed on China.
New Hampshire has seen an increase in grassroots organization around racial justice this past year, and more activists are showing up in legislative sessions to push for civil rights. Now, those advocates are leading conversations on criminal justice and police reform at the State House. New Hampshire lawmakers are debating a bill that would prevent educators from teaching about systemic racism and sexism in public schools and state-funded programs. Black Lives Matter Seacoast held a virtual gathering Sunday night honoring area leaders who are people of color. Share Tweet.
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View Slideshow 3 of 3. Other speakers included the mayors of Concord and Somersworth. Black Lives Matter. State House. Lawmakers Debate Banning N. Concord Monitor.People to fick Concord New Hampshire
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Hundreds Attend Stop Asian Hate Rally in Concord, N.H.