For Additional Resources and to Report Incidents of Asian American and Pacific Islander Hate, Consider Stop AAPI Hate at https://stopaapihate.org.
Responding to Anti-Asian Violence and Georgia Shootings
A short article for educators including important historical framing as well as lived experiences and realities of folks of Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander descent. Would work well as a part of a larger history unit or also as a smaller, more specific and dedicated mini-unit.
After Atlanta: Teaching About Asian American Identity and History
A short article for educators and a list of linked external literature. Would work well as a part of a larger history unit or also as a smaller, more specific and dedicated mini-unit.
FBI Under Pressure to Tackle Anti-Asian Hate Crime in Wake of Atlanta Shootings
A medium-length article uncovering the underreported issue of anti-Asian hate crimes, with relevant context from the most recent in Atlanta, Georgia, in March of 2021. Would work well as a part of a larger history unit or also as a smaller, more specific and dedicated mini-unit.
How to Help Fight Anti-Asian Violence
A medium-length article including historical and personal accounts about anti-Asian violence, including potential actions for support. Would work well towards the end of a discussion or unit about the overall issue.
Coronavirus and Infectious Racism
Background information and lesson materials for a small unit centered on anti-Asian rhetoric and action. Activities sharpen critical thinking, discussion, writing, and research skills.
#MinneAsianStories: Power of Me
A group of Asian Americans in Minnesota share their personal stories and lived experiences about being Asian in the United States. These stories help provide insight into the lifelong burden many Asians and Asian Americans feel. This can be extremely helpful in a classroom without any Asian American students who feel comfortable sharing this deeply personal information.
NPR Reading List on Anti-Asian Hate and Violence
A list of ten articles which contribute to the conversation about anti-Asian attacks and where our society can go from here. Could be useful as a choice reading assignment with open discussion or written response to hearing articles other students chose and summarized.