Episode 35: The Chinese Riots
America has a history of institutionalized racism and the Northwest is no exception. After the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882 a large portion of the white population of Seattle decided to take matters into their own hands and drive Chinese immigrants out of town once and for all.
Zak Nelson is a Seattle based improvisor, actor, sketch comedian, and soccer enthusiast. He writes and performs with Drop the Root Beer and Run, Babyfin, and Specific Northwest. In addition, he can also be seen performing improv with Duck Duck Scissors. When not performing Zak is usually playing soccer, music, or video games.