Alums produce video of anti-racist poetry performance

photo of troy osaki, aaron middleton, and quinn brownAlums Quinn Russell Brown (’13, Society, Ethics & Human Behavior) and Aaron Middleton (‘13, Media & Communication Studies) produced a short video of local artist Troy Osaki’s poetry performance, “Year of the Dragon,” a homage to martial arts legend Bruce Lee and his struggle against racism.  When Brown first heard Osaki recite the poem at a fundraiser months earlier, he was deeply moved and approached Osaki about creating a video.  Brown then reached out to Middleton, a long-time collaborator, whom he met at UW Bothell, and Middleton immediately signed on.  Read Northwest Asian Weekly’s article on the project and watch “Year of the Dragon.”