Qian Julie Wang is the author of The New York Times bestseller “Beautiful Country,” a moving memoir of her childhood as an undocumented Chinese immigrant in New York, written on her iPhone during her subway commute to her job as a lawyer. She is the founder and leader of the Jews of Color group at Manhattan’s Central Synagogue, where she has spoken from the bima about her childhood and finding her spiritual home. One recent talk was her Haftorah interpretation of the Hannah story that she gave during Rosh Hashanah.
The Nazis made eugenics-based interventions, including a program of mass forced sterilization, infamous. Their inspiration was the United States.
One of the lead organizers state that it was “beautiful to see the Jewish and Latinx communities come together” for a united fight
“If you shoot one to encourage the others, maybe they’ll learn, but otherwise, we’ll see, we’ll see.”