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- 3 Days Into NYC School Reopening and It’s Clear: Schools Are Not SafeNYC schools staff have been back in classrooms this week without students and it’s clear: we’re not ready to reopen NYC schools. I wrote much of this statement on behalf of MORE-UFT: Movement of Rank-and-File Educators, a caucus of my teachers union UFT. The original statement can be found here. 3 Days Into NYC SchoolContinue reading “3 Days Into NYC School Reopening and It’s Clear: Schools Are Not Safe”
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. (May 12, 2020)
“I’m a Teacher in New York. I’m Doing My Job by Fighting an Unsafe Reopening.” Teachers routinely go above and beyond the call of duty, but hastily reopening schools during a pandemic puts students, families, and all of us at risk. (August 5, 2020)
“Drumstick, Please”: Annie Tan has trouble connecting with her father across a language barrier and physical distance. (July 7, 2020, starting from 18:08)
“In order for my students to be in a better world and to be humans that will make this world better, I also have to be better. And that means I have to fight for them.“Columbia College Today, “Activist Annie Tan ’11 Is Speaking Up for Asian Americans” (Summer 2020)
“My Chinatown will never be the same after this.”Labor Notes: “Interview: Coronavirus Pandemic Inflames Anti-Asian Racism” with Annie Tan (April 6, 2020)
Photo: Haruka Sakaguchi for New York Times
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