Asian Americans

Community Conversation: Asian Pacific American Bias (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

A weekly community conversation with civic and community leaders. This week, we discuss recent tragic events and bias against Asian Pacific Americans. Link to attend event at the scheduled date/time:

⭐ ‘Day of Remembrance’ FACEism: A Discussion of History and Accountability (National Museum of American History) – VIRTUAL

Event Information Day of Remembrance – FACEism: A Panel Discussion of History and Accountability About this Event February 19 is the Day of Remembrance, the annual recognition of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066 and the subsequent incarceration of nearly 120,000 people of Japanese descent living mostly […]

Asian American Authors in Conversation: Charles Yu, Author of ‘Interior Chinatown’ (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Please join us for an author interview and book talk with Charles Yu. We will discuss his latest novel, Interior Chinatown, which is available through NYPL catalog. Interior Chinatown has just won the National Book Award for Fiction and is under consideration for several other major literary prizes. The National Book Foundation has previously […]

Speak On It: An Na, YA Author (Chicago Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Join us as we welcome award winning author An Na to speak live on all things writing, creating and geek out on books and more. Na is the author of The Place Between Breaths, Wait for Me, The Fold and A Step From Heaven. Speak On It is a program series connecting teens and authors virtually to have a […]

Use the Power You Have, A Brown Woman’s Guide to Politics and Political Change (The New Republic & Politics and Prose) – VIRTUAL

Description Use the Power You Have, A Brown Woman’s Guide to Politics and Political Change with Pramila Jayapal presented by The New Republic and Politics & Prose The New Republic contributing editor, Kimberlé Crenshaw, talks with Pramila Jayapal about her new book. In November 2016, Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, the […]

American Experience: ‘Mr. Tornado’ (PBS) – TV PROGRAM

  Mr. Tornado is the remarkable story of the man whose groundbreaking work in research and applied science saved thousands of lives and helped Americans prepare for and respond to dangerous weather phenomena. Meteorologist Tetsuya Theodore “Ted” Fujita spent ten months studying the aftermath of the Super Outbreak of 1974 in the most […]

Chinatown in Chocolate City: The Past & Future of a Changing Neighborhood (Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center) – CANCELLED

Description Once a vibrant Chinese immigrant neighborhood, Washington, DC’s Chinatown is today a bustling business and entertainment district with only about 300 remaining Chinese American residents. While Chinatown first formed in the late 19th century on Pennsylvania Avenue within view of the Capitol Building, it was displaced for the construction […]