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Asian American History 101

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Aug 2, 2021

Welcome to Episode 41 of the Asian American History 101 podcast! With August 3rd and 5th approaching, it marks forty-two years since the incident in Seadrift, Texas and nine years since the Sikh temple shooting in Wisconsin. So we take time to remember the victims of both events. With anti-Asian violence on the rise in...


Jul 26, 2021

Welcome to Episode 40 of the Asian American History 101 podcast! Our main story is on the life of Larry Kwong, the first person to break the color barrier in the National Hockey League. Nicknamed The China Clipper and King Kwong, he hasn’t gotten nearly enough recognition for his many accomplishments. We begin this...


Jul 22, 2021

Welcome to Episode 39 of the Asian American History 101 podcast! In this mid-week episode, we are continuing our series on Asian Americans Making an Impact. This episode features an interview of Rosita González. Known as the Korean Hillbilly, Rosita is a Korean American adoptee who was raised in Tennessee. She’s a...


Jul 19, 2021

Welcome to Episode 38 of the Asian American History 101 podcast! Have you ever noticed that there are quite a few Asian American adoptees? The vast majority have been adopted into white families. Why is this a common occurrence and when did it start? We share a brief history of Asian American adoptees. We also weigh in...


Jul 12, 2021

Welcome to Episode 37 of the Asian American History 101 podcast! We have a great interview with Professor Naoko Wake from Michigan State University. In a few weeks will be the anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Professor Wake joins us to have a conversation about the Japanese...