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- Practicing Black Lives Matter & the Intergenerational Work.On Friday 7/3/20 I participated in my first protest since George Floyd, a counter-protest: we Asians For Black Lives responded to an All Lives/Police Lives Matter Flushing rally. As we work on what BLM and abolition work means, I’ve read/reread a piece I wrote 2 years ago for BLM At Schools NYC as an affirmation.Continue reading “Practicing Black Lives Matter & the Intergenerational Work.”
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)
“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.
“Remembering Vincent”: Annie Tan stokes the fire of her curiosity, but uncovers a dark moment in her family’s history. (11:05)
“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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