The NEW New York: Fighting 19th Century Anti-Asian Discrimination

Janes Walk

Led By Village Preservation

Dylan Yeats, Visiting Scholar at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, discusses the Chinese American immigrant-rights activists who lived and worked in Greenwich Village 130 years ago. These young men and women worked with neighborhood churches & institutions to try to protect and extend equal rights for all races. Learn how their under-recognized victories and defeats shaped a formative moment in U.S. history and continue to resonate.

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Borough: Manhattan
Theme: Advocacy, History & Culture
Language: English