‘My race and also sex are not barriers. They’re presents.’ + Nikki Toyama-Szeto
At the end of 2021, the NY Authorities Division reported a 361 percent boost in anti-Asian hate criminal activities because the year prior.
New York City City is the top place we’ve lived amongst many Oriental American next-door neighbors — and also the area we’ve been presented to the abundant variety of the Oriental American experience. Yet, it’s likewise been the area that’s opened our eyes to the physical violence, dangerous stereotypes and also erasure our AAPI next-door neighbors deal with. On this episode, Katelyn and also Roxy talk with Nikki Toyama-Szeto concerning just how she’s discovered to lead authentically from both her race and also sex — locating the presents God has actually offered her via both. She likewise shares a few of her household’s tale as survivors of the Japanese internment camps in the U.S. throughout The Second World War.