Friday, December 2, 2016

Composer Debuts Song Honoring Dim Sum Workers Two Years After Labor Settlement - NBC News

My article for NBC Asian America
"Because the Yank Sing Restaurant workers represent a part of the invisible economic architecture of San Francisco, it was inspiring to witness these Chinese immigrant workers fight for their human dignity by recovering their stolen wages through winning a $4 million settlement with a broad base of community support from the Chinese Progressive Association, Local 2, and Asian Americans Advancing Justice," Jang told NBC News. "'Yank Sing Work Song' by the Jon Jangtet pays tribute to the soulful courage of the Chinese immigrant workers of the Yank Sing Restaurant and sends a powerful message of resistance to Trump's anti-immigrant stance and manic xenophobia."
Composer Debuts Song Honoring Dim Sum Workers Two Years After Labor Settlement - NBC News

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