Untold Civil Rights Stories: Asian Americans Speak Out for Justice

Editors: Stewart Kwoh & Russell C. Leong
High School Curriculum Guide: Esther Taira

176 pages; photographs, charts, timeline. Color cover.

Paperback: $20.00
ISBN: 0934052433

 

BOOK DESCRIPTION

UNTOLD CIVIL RIGHT STORIES is the first educational textbook directed to U.S. high school students, high school teachers, and communities and the role of Asian Americans in today's Civil Rights and social justice struggles, before and after 9/ll. Profiled in the book are Philip Vera Cruz, Lily Chin, the Ileto family, Beulah Kwoh, K.W. Lee, Fred Korematsu, Faustino Baclig, Amric Singh Rathour, and many others. Stories is also useful for college and adult education classes.

Contributors: May Lee Heye, Bill Ong Hing, Stewart Kwoh, Irene Lee, Dale Minami, Karen Narasaki, Angela Oh, Mary Ellen Kwoh Shu, Cas Tolentino, Kent Wong, Eric Yamamoto, Helen Zia.

* Profiles * Teachers Lesson Plans * Historical Timeline * Photographs *

TABLE OF CONTENTS

WORKERS FOR JUSTICE TODAY

FAMILY ORGANIZE AGAINST HATE CRIMES

CROSSING THE COLOR LINE AND BUILDING RACIAL BRIDGES IN THE MOVIES AND IN THE MEDIA

FIGHTING FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS DURING AND AFTER WORLD WAR II

AMERICANS AFTER SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 

LESSONS FOR STUDENTS

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