Producer 1990 Institute Voices, Visibility, and Vision – Lifting the Fog Around China and Asian Americans Video Series
Overview Through no fault of their own, Asian Americans throughout history have been blamed, scapegoated and ignored. This compelling video will capture the past and present events affecting bias and racism towards Asians in America and what this community has had to endure as Americans. Below are time markers to help navigate to the different sections of this video.

0:00 Introduction

1:51 Chapter 1: Bias

3:21 Chapter 2: The History of Anti-Asian Racism

5:12 Chapter 3: Civil Rights & The Model Minority

6:31 Chapter 4: Anti-Asian Racism Today: History Repeated

7:32 Chapter 5: Healing Our America

8:51 What Can You Do?

Publish Date April 29, 2021, updated May 6, 2021
1990 FT (For Teachers) Toolkit for grade 9-12 teachers
Resources on Anti-Asian/AAPI Bias PBS Documentary: Asian Americans, aired May 2020, currently streaming for free 

PBS Documentary: American Experience: The Chinese Exclusion Act, aired May 29, 2018,  excellent history and chain of events that led up to the act and the aftermath

Webinar: The Roots of Anti-Asian Hate in America, Past Forward: American Experience on PBS and CAAM (Center for Asian American Media), Mar 26, 2021

Webinar: Defeating Hate: What are Hate Crimes and How We Can Stop Them, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) and National Asian Pacific Islander Prosecutors Association (NAPIPA), Sep 30, 2020

Video: Violence Against Asian-Americans Isn’t New, but It Is Growing, The Amber Ruffin Show, Mar 19, 2021

Video: Why We Should’ve Seen the Atlanta Shootings Coming, The Daily Show, Mar 17, 2021

Video: We Need To Talk About Anti-Asian Hate, The Try Guys, Mar 24, 2021

Video: U.S. – China Relations, Explained, WIRED, Feb 22, 2021

Video: How to Outsmart Your Own Unconscious Bias Oct 22, 2018, Valerie Alexander, TEDxPasadena

Video:  How to check your unconscious bias June 14, 2020, Dr Jennifer Eberhardt, Global Goals

Video: Microaggressions in the Classroom May 14, 2017, Focused.Arts.Media.Education

UC Berkeley Professor of Ethnic Studies Lok Siu, In times of crisis, Anti-Asian violence is an American tradition, Mar 17, 2021

New York Times: There is No Rung on the Ladder That Protects You From Hate, Mar 24, 2021

The Making of Asian America: A History by Erika Lee, Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2015

The Chinese in America: A Narrative History, by Iris Chang

American Born Chinese, by Gene Luen Yang (graphic novel)

Foreign Affairs: An Unsentimental China Policy:  The Case for Putting Vital Interests First, Feb 18, 2021

Hate Pyramid – ADL

SupChina: U.S-China relations at the time of Chinese Exclusion Act, by James Carter, May 5, 2021

Homeland Threat Assessment, October 2020, report by the Department of Homeland Security

What Can You Do Asian Americans Advancing Justice Chicago, Hollaback and CAIR-Chicago: Bystander Intervention Training

Hollaback and Asian Americans Advancing Justice: Bystander Intervention Training to Stop Anti-Asian/American and Xenophobic Harrassment

4 ways to reduce unconscious bias, Hudson

Legal Resource Center National Asian Pacific American Bar AssociationAsian Americans Advancing Justice
 Teacher Resources The Asian American Education Project (including workshops)

USC US-China Institute K-12 Education

Teaching Tolerance: Historical Context and tips for educators – Learning for Justice Feb 2020

Identity and Labels: My Part of the Story: Exploring Identity in the United States, Facing History and Ourselves

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