Lesson Summary: Students will learn about the much unknown history of racism against Asian Americans, what Asian Americans have had to endure and how the current perceptions of Asian Americans have manifested. Through reflection, critical thinking and much needed discussion, … Continued
Nearly 80% of Asian Americans say that they do not feel respected and are discriminated against in the U.S.
1990 Institute Beyond the Conversation Webinar on May 27, 2021.
“Wen Ho Lee was guilty because he was Chinese”
Asian Americans as the “model minority” may sound like a compliment, but it’s actually a harmful racial stereotype.
The surge in violence against Asian-Americans is a reminder that America’s present reality reflects its exclusionary past.
The history of racism against Asian Americans and how the Covid-19 pandemic and political rhetoric resurfaced racist attitude towards Asian Americans.
One-third of Asian Americans fear the rising of threats, physical attacks and violence against them.
The forces that plague Asian Americans all stem from hatred of people who look different.
Violent attacks on Asian Americans is representative of the significant anti-Asian rhetoric that has occurred over the past year amid the coronavirus pandemic.