Asian Americans

Learning Their Asian American Roots at San Quentin Prison

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Across the bay from San Francisco State University, where students launched a historic strike for ethnic studies in 1968, Thanh Tran is the graduation speaker in his own Asian American studies class. ROOTS: Restoring Our Original True Selves is a program at San Quentin prison that addresses intergenerational trauma under the motto: “If you know history, you know yourself.”

Aired: 04/21/20

Rating: NR

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PBS and WETA Announce ASIAN AMERICANS

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