Episode 80 - Colors of April 30th; Re-air of Poetry Reading

Published: April 30, 2018

In our first episode of the 2018 season and coinciding with Loa’s third year anniversary, we feature our newest reporter Thúy Vi Cao. In this week's Vietnamism, she explores the meaning of “black” in Black April and examines all that colors our understanding of victory, tragedy, and trauma.

Vietnamism: Understanding the Colors of April 30th
Solitary Envoi: The Poem That Gave a Dissident Strength Before Imprisonment (re-air)

Opening music: Guitar version of Lới Lơ, played by Thu Lệ
Closing music: Gillicuddy - Adventure, Darling