• Part 2: Good Americans & Generation Rising

    Asian Americans fight for equality in the fields, on campuses and in the culture; new immigrants and war refugees expand the definition of Asian American.

    Date: May 19, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • ABC Leads Big Four Networks in Asian American Representation, Says APAMC

    The Asian Pacific American Media Coalition issued its annual report card for the 2018-2019 television season, examining ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox’s on-screen and off-screen representation of Asian Americans. ABC once again scored highest among the four major broadcast networks, though the media-watch organization noted that “the biggest gains for APAs now seem to be happening […]

    Date: May 11, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • New docuseries unpacks more than 150 years of Asian American history

    “Asian Americans,” which airs Monday and Tuesday on PBS, is the first series about the community on commercial television, one filmmaker said. Asian Americans have a more than 150-year history in the United States, but it’s been a long fight for them to make their voices heard. For decades, the community’s contributions to the country […]

    Date: May 11, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • What To Watch Now: 10 Programs To Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

    May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and WGBH is broadcasting compelling programs that celebrate the achievements and contributions of this community. From a new series that looks at how the Asian experience illuminates the larger American story to an award-winning documentary about creators challenging race stereotypes in comics, here are ten programs that chronicle […]

    Date: May 05, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Gold House’s Annual A100 List Celebrates Influential Asians

    The month of May marks Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) and every year Gold House releases a list of 100 Asian and Asian-American leaders to celebrate. In this edition of “Bloomberg Equality,” Gold House Chairman and co-founder Bing Chen discusses this year’s list and the importance of celebrating Asian achievements with Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu and […]

    Date: May 05, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • How Southeast Asian American refugees helped shape America’s resettlement system

    2020 is the 45th anniversary of Southeast Asian American refugees’ arrival in the U.S., still the largest group to be resettled since then. Two days before the end of the Vietnam War, Le Xuan Khoa boarded a plane with his family to start a new life in the United States. He’d had a comfortable life […]

    Date: Apr 27, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • IDEAS WE SHOULD STEAL: DUMPLINGS AGAINST HATE

    The grassroots campaign raises funds for businesses in New York’s Chinatowns and fights coronavirus-related racism. A local activist hopes to bring it here. Back in February, Mayor Jim Kenney sat down for lunch in Chinatown. Though Covid-19 had yet to slam the city, news of the virus abroad was already driving customers away from Asian-American eateries. […]

    Date: Apr 21, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Why there are so many Asian-Americans in fashion, and how they changed the industry

    IF THERE CAN be said to be a single group of people who have most effectively counteracted the monolithic idea of what it means to be Asian-American — a label that encompasses people with ancestry from countries in East Asia, the Pacific and South Asia — it might be the several dozen Asian-American designers who began to […]

    Date: Apr 21, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • With ‘Tigertail,’ a Filmmaker Hopes to Comfort Asian-Americans

    Alan Yang based the new Netflix movie on his father’s tale of leaving Taiwan. The film arrives at a difficult time: a rise in xenophobia amid the pandemic. The drama “Tigertail,” directed by Alan Yang, an Emmy-winning writer known for TV hits like “Master of None” and “The Good Place,” arrives on Netflix this weekend at an unfortunate time. Based on […]

    Date: Apr 14, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0