What do Iranian-Americans need to do to make sure Black Lives Matter? Twin Cities Iranian Culture Festival is glad to share a panel from @PAAIA during this summer featuring diverse Iranian-American perspectives on the movement for racial justice in America in solidarity with Black Lives Matter. This discussion was held with Abdi Soltani, Executive Director of the ACLU of Northern California, Mitra Jalali, St. Paul City Councilwoman, Tehran Von Ghasri, comedian and activist, Cyrus Mehri, civil rights attorney, and moderator Shirley Jahad, award-winning reporter and producer. Watch their full discussion here:

On July 1st, 2020, PAAIA’s Civic Engagement Initiative hosted a powerful conversation exploring racism and racial…

Posted by PAAIA on Friday, July 3, 2020