Sisters divided by China's civil war; Black gun ownership : Here & Now Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Brown University professor Zhuqing Lee about her new book "Daughters of the Flower Fragrant Garden," which tells the story of her two half- aunts, who were separated for three decades when one was stranded on an island that was claimed by China's Nationalists, while the other remained in mainland China.And, while the Senate has moved a step closer to passing a bipartisan gun safety bill Akin Olla, a Nigerian-American socialist organizer and gun owner, explains why he thinks conversations about gun control often lack complexity and an understanding of the racial history of gun laws in America.

Sisters divided by China's civil war; Black gun ownership

Sisters divided by China's civil war; Black gun ownership

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Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Brown University professor Zhuqing Lee about her new book "Daughters of the Flower Fragrant Garden," which tells the story of her two half- aunts, who were separated for three decades when one was stranded on an island that was claimed by China's Nationalists, while the other remained in mainland China.

And, while the Senate has moved a step closer to passing a bipartisan gun safety bill Akin Olla, a Nigerian-American socialist organizer and gun owner, explains why he thinks conversations about gun control often lack complexity and an understanding of the racial history of gun laws in America.

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