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Izzy 穆戈
THREAD: A lot of us have been having difficult conversations with our Chinese parents & relatives about race. I sometimes can't even find the language to do so. Instead of screaming at garbage WeChat articles thrown my way, I'm putting together this list as my own ammo: 1/
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @Izzy_Niu
These are docs/ books about racism in America with translations to share w/ our Chinese-speaking relatives & friends. Many sites including Netflix aren't accessible in CH, so I'll try to find links on sites like bilibili (don't sue me, thx). Accessibility is my priority here. 2/
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @Izzy_Niu
1. "I Am Not Your Negro" (English & Chinese subtitles) 2017 Douban description: 本片改编自美国黑人作家詹姆斯·鲍德温未完遗作《记得这屋子》。作品忆及1960年代黑人民权运动过程和他的挚友—麦格艾佛斯、麦尔坎X和金恩博士三大精神领袖接连遭到暗杀的事件。3/
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @Izzy_Niu
2. Who Killed Malcolm X (2020) documentary mini-series. All six episodes with Chinese subtitles: (If you have access to Netflix, screen it there. Chinese subtitles are available on Netflix) 4/
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @Izzy_Niu
3. Who Killed Vincent Chin 谁杀了陈果仁 This 1987 film offers some important context about racism in the U.S. Also Chinese/English subtitled: 5/
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @Izzy_Niu
4. The Central Park Five 中央公园冤案 Premiered on PBS: November 23, 2012 讲述著名的中央公园慢跑案件,揭示大众媒体与司法系统中无孔不入的偏见 6/
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @Izzy_Niu
5. The 13th 《第十三修正案 13th 2016》 Also on Netflix. So watch there if you can. 占世界人口5%的美国,囚犯数量占25%。深入分析美国的监狱体制,以及现代种族歧视和历史上奴隶制的关系。7/
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @Izzy_Niu
6. American Experience The Eugenics Crusade (2018) PBS 美国经历:优生学圣战(2018) 8/
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @Izzy_Niu
7. Nat King Cole Afraid of the Dark 2014 BBC 纳·京·科尔是一位开拓性的黑人音乐家,他克服种族隔阂,在爵士乐世界中留下了不可磨灭的印记。 9/
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @Izzy_Niu
8. What Happened, Miss Simone 发生什么了,西蒙妮小姐? WATCH ON NETFLIX IF YOU CAN. "相信很多人喜欢女歌手Nina Sinmone,就像【爱在日落余晖时】里朱莉·德尔佩模仿的那种唱腔和标志性的舞台动作,她是一位优秀的爵士女伶,她还是一位人权斗士。" 10/
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @Izzy_Niu
A quick explanatory comma about "zimuzu" aka volunteer translators in China: The debate over accessibility to censored content vs. copyright is fierce in China. I'm going to share some more recent docs from independent filmmakers later. Support them. 11/
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @xinyanyu
Finding good content on WeChat on this topic is hard but not impossible. Shared by -- Here's an original article written by an Asian American from DC, explaining how "I Can't Breathe" became a rallying cry English: 12/
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @Izzy_Niu
9. 圣昆廷监狱篮球队.Q.Ball ”这是加州最古老的监狱,也是加州唯一一个对男性死囚执行死刑的监狱。这所监狱以关押穷凶极恶的重刑犯出名,故而警备也非常森严。不过监狱仍为这些犯人们提供了锻炼、交流、参与感化活动的机会。“ 13/
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @Izzy_Niu
10. CNN纪录片美国60年代No.5:自由路漫漫(自由&黑人民权;肯尼迪;马丁路德金) 14/
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @chenchenzh
11. Thanks, for the rec. James Baldwin's 'The Fire Next Time' in Chinese: “《下一次将是烈火》是批判美国种族主义影响极大的文本。鲍德温用毫不妥协的尖锐笔触批判美国种族政治的扭曲和阴暗。” buy: or 15/
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @Izzy_Niu
12. Becoming (2020) "在这部纪录片中,跟着前第一夫人米歇尔·奥巴马巡回宣传《成为这样的我》,一览她的人生、希望以及她与旁人的羁绊" 16/
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @Izzy_Niu
13. 澎湃新闻's list of books by black authors w/ Chinese translations: "Beloved", "The Bluest Eyes", "I know why the caged bird sings", "The Known World", "If Beale Street Could Talk", "Just Mercy", "Between the world and me" and underground railroad: 17/
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @dikaioslin
14. no translation, but it's on my to-read list. 与帕特里克一起读书 “Reading with Patric” Rec from : "台湾裔美国作家Michelle Kuo忆及在小城Helena任教的经历,深入刻画了黑人面临的结构性歧视、亚裔移民对身份认同的追寻、女性在社会生活中的举步维艰、刑诉体系的腐败荒诞" /18
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @JColeNC
15. 仅为你作 J. Cole 4 Your Eyez Only 2017 (40分钟多) I absolutely can't imagine my parents watching this lol. But hey there are music fans and lots of Chinese fans out there. so many of his MVs are subtitled. and /19
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @TheRealJoshYe
16. here's a less heavy one: rec from : "It has affirmed me so much about love and being a minority." 克里斯洛克:铃鼓 (Chris Rock: Tamborine)Netflix 原创喜剧特辑 he talked about race, politics, fatherhood. /20
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
17. Another good gift is a subscription to , one of the few independent news publications in Mandarin Chinese. (It's not accessible in mainland China.)Journalist went to Minneapolis and wrote about what is happening there. /21
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @Izzy_Niu
18. This one is kinda interesting. This is an audiobook for "The New Jim Crow" in mandarin, except it's not verbatim but a summary, divided into 8 audio clips, each lasts for about 25:00. 《新的吉姆·克罗法》音频书 I didn't know about this site. 22/
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 5
Replying to @Izzy_Niu
19. another good, original WeChat article on public account ChineseInNY 纽约时间。“美国非裔落后是因为不思进取吗? Are African Americans falling behind because they don’t work hard?” Uses data and facts to dispel common myths about racial inequality: /23
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 6
Replying to @LoudMurmurs
20. mandarin podcast “stochastic volatility” 随机波动 : “反抗不正义?从Black Lives Matter说起” — they explained how escalations happen in protests and 缝隙中的女性与亚裔 this is maybe my 2nd favorite mandarin podcast. 1st is obv /24
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 6
Replying to @dikaioslin @talich
21. , & I on mass incarceration in this 2015 episode of the “IAmElection” podcast I highly recommend this entire podcast for explaining US politics to Chinese-speaking audience. Sadly no longer updating. 大规模监禁和种族有什么关系?/25
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 15
Replying to @Izzy_Niu
22. A very recent lecture in Mandarin on Black Lives Matter/ police brutality and structural racism in the criminal justice system. Rewatch on YouTube here: /26
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 15
Replying to @Izzy_Niu
23. This google doc: Compilation of Chinese-Language Articles/Readings and Resources related to protests, , and antiblack racism: /27
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Izzy 穆戈 Jun 25
Replying to @Izzy_Niu
24. So happy to see more and more Mandarin-Chinese resources on BLM coming out. This recent video explainer talks about the civil rights movement, unconscious bias, and systemic oppression of black people in the U.S. /28
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