The Daily Beat

Premiere DateMay 11, 2015
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro
01:42 The Daily Beat pt. 1 Intro to Dr. Kavitha Ramsamy
05:04 The Daily Beat pt. 2 The 'Dotbuster' violence
08:36 The Daily Beat pt. 3 The case of Vincent Chin
11:53 The Daily Beat Outro
13:11 Good Hold Toro Y Moi
15:39 Finish

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This week theme on the Daily Beat: We are looking at violence and the city and investigating the nature and effects of various types of urban warfare.

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Today’s break down: We hear from Dr. Kavitha Ramsamy, a professor at Rutgers University who has researched the anti-asian violence in Jersey City, New Jersey of the 1980s.

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Today: Monday, May 11, 2015 – The Daily Beat went down The Murphy Institute for a conference on “Violence and The City”. At the panel discussion on immigrants, violence and policing, Dr. Kavitha Ramsamy spoke about her paper which illustrated the “Dotbuster” attacks of the 1980s in Jersey City. These racial crimes against South Asians served as a leeway into a larger discussion of racialization and the inertia of marginalized communities to get protection under the law.


Host Lisa Autz
Lisa Autz is a staff writer, as well as Host of The Daily Beat and Co-Host of Third Eye Weekly. Lisa has a background in journalism and economics. She enjoys working on stories that shed light on the…