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Teacher, Activist, Storyteller.

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Watch: PBS’ “Asian Americans”

NYC teacher/writer Annie Tan and activist/author Helen Zia talk about how important Vincent Chin is to Asian Americans. The 1982 murder of Vincent Chin by two white men in Detroit Michigan ignited a push for Asian American civil rights. (4:10)

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Read: The New Republic

“I’m Teaching From Home and Don’t Know How Long We Can Keep This Up”: My students are stressed, their families are sick, and teachers like me are trying to hold it all together.

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Listen: The Moth Radio Hour

“Remembering Vincent”: Annie Tan stokes the fire of her curiosity, but uncovers a dark moment in her family’s history. (11:05)

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“And remotely, I can’t be the special education teacher that I need to be for them—it’s just not possible.”

The New Republic: “I’m Teaching From Home and Don’t Know How Long We Can Keep This Up” with Annie Tan (5/5/2020)

“My Chinatown will never be the same after this.”

Labor Notes: “Interview: Coronavirus Pandemic Inflames Anti-Asian Racism” with Annie Tan (4/6/2020)

Photo: Haruka Sakaguchi for the New York Times


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