Arts & Culture

From bestselling authors to up and coming artists, here are the creative leaders in the Asian American community.

The Magical Connection of Words

The Magical Connection of Words

In 2016, Seattle-based poet, author and translator E.J. Koh was ready to quit writing. For years, writing consumed her life and became inseparable from her identity and her perception of success. She knew that to separate her value from what she produced, she had to...

Peeling Back the Layers of Asian American College Dance Teams

Peeling Back the Layers of Asian American College Dance Teams

On campuses like University of California, Berkeley, it is not uncommon to walk by a herd of students moving their limbs in unison to hip-hop music. You might see them dancing in front of lecture hall buildings, in parking garages, and in brightly lit hallways in...

“Asian Americans” on PBS: History Lesson and Ongoing Discussion

“Asian Americans” on PBS: History Lesson and Ongoing Discussion

With many of us sheltering-in-place or at risk in essential job functions, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month hits differently this year. The continued COVID-19 scapegoating (re)produces racial tensions across the United States, resulting in acts of violence, hate,...

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