Many theaters in the area have spoken out in support of diversity, fairness and inclusiveness, first in response to the turmoil caused by racial injustice last summer, and second in response to hate crimes this spring.
Pasadena Playhouse Art Director Danny Feldman (Danny Feldman) said: “This is an unforgivable, terrible and unfortunate move, but it also symbolizes the Los Angeles Stage League’s past Greater failure in the middle of the world.” It became clearer during the pandemic. “They have lost the trust of the community. This is a turning point.”
The Los Angeles Stage Union is a non-profit organization with a history dating back to 1
Last summer, the organization took employees off. Public relations officer Ken Werther responded to an email to executive director Marco Gomez. He said the leadership declined to comment any further.
In an interview on Monday, Li said that she was uncomfortable with being seen as a controversial face, but also dissatisfied with what happened.
- Last spring, in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, a flood of hatred and violence against American descendants began to flood. Community leaders said that the words of former President Trump provoked bigotry. The former president called the coronavirus the “Chinese virus.”
- In New York, the economic impact of the pandemic has exacerbated waves of xenophobia and violence, and dealt a heavy blow to the Asian community in New York. Many community leaders said that racist attacks were ignored by the authorities.
- In January this year, an 84-year-old man from Thailand was violently hit to the ground in San Francisco and died in a hospital two days later. The attack captured in the video has become the cry of the rally.
- On March 16, eight people, including six Asian Asian women, were killed in a shooting at an Atlanta massage parlour. The suspect’s motives are under investigation, but due to the surge in attacks against Asian Americans, Asian communities across the United States are on alert. the past year.
- On March 30, a man was arrested for a violent attack on a Filipino woman near Times Square and charged with a hate crime. After security videos showed bystanders failing to provide help to the woman immediately, the attack sparked further outrage.
She said: “I tried to be brave and didn’t want to make things too big.” “But then, after reading all the posts-all the anger and pain expressed-I must admit that this is anger, pain and hurt. A lot has been done Attempts to make the Los Angeles Arena League more inclusive, but they are largely ignored.”
The Deaf West Theatre, the largest sign language theater in the country, failed to perform the Ovation ceremony for the deaf this year. DJ Kurs, the artistic director of the theater, said: “All these oppressions go hand in hand.” “We are all in the same battle, and we are fighting together.”