The contributions of Asians is often excluded from history books.
In parts of British Columbia, its as if these Asians didn’t exist at all.
Students at Brandeis University didn’t waste a minute pushing a proposal for an Asian American Studies program before the campus’ new president.
Just minutes after the inauguration of Ronald D. Liebowitz as the new president, the Brandeis … Read more
Kevin Nadall, a Buzzfeed contributor, has come up with one of that seemingly never-ending lists, “15 Memorable Facts About Filipino American History You Should Know.”
He asked Filipino Americans from all over the country to share what they want the world to know about Filipino Americans.
He got the responses … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
With little fanfare, Governor Jerry Brown of California has signed a bill requiring every school district and charter school to offer an ethnic studies class in high school.
The bill becomes effective in the 2020-21 school year, giving … Read more
By Ed Diokno
An important piece of Asian American history almost went up in flames last weekend. One of the old wooden buildings in the town of Locke, California caught fire and threatened the entire town of old, wood-frame structures built by
UPDATE: Early Friday morning after most people had gone to sleep, the California Instructional Quality Commission rejected a proposal to replace the word “India” with “South Asia” in history books used in California public schools, reports First Post.
The … Read more
23 years after the debut of Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-winning movie Schindler’s List, the story of Chiune Sugihara will make its U.S. debut at the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival on January 31, reports … Read more
How well do you know your Asian American history?
The New York Times has come out with a cross word puzzle to test your knowledge.
No cheating, but the answers are here.
Let us know how you do.
I’ve never been a cross word puzzle enthusiast myself, but this one I might just do.… Read more
The family which put up for auction art work and photographs from the incarceration camps during World War II has revealed themselves for the first time, reports the New York Times.
The auction at Rago in New Jersey abruptly came to a halt after a nationwide outcry from Japanese and other Asian Americans.
“We … Read more
A movement is underway to stop the scheduled auction of art work done by some of those Japanese Americans imprisoned in incarceration camps during World War II and other mementos from that time.