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Asian American History 101

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Mar 20, 2023

Welcome to Season 3, Episode 11! We definitely want to celebrate Everything Everywhere All At Once and their huge wins at the Academy Awards. Before that, we focus on the first Asian ever to be nominated for an Academy Award, Merle Oberon… not just the first Asian woman nominated for best actress. Her 1935 nomination...


Mar 13, 2023

Welcome to Season 3, Episode 10! The Paper Tigers is one of our favorite Asian American movies. It’s full of action, comedy, and a good dose of drama and deeper messaging. It’s an award winning film that should be talked about more. In this episode’s conversation, we get a chance to talk to Bao Tran, the writer...


Mar 6, 2023

Welcome to Season 3, Episode 9! We love bringing back guests and getting a chance to talk about more topics. Today’s return guest is Brad Jenkins, the President and CEO of the AAPI Victory Fund, the first Super PAC focused on mobilizing Asian American and Pacific Islander voters in the U.S. Brad Jenkins has a long...


Feb 27, 2023

Welcome to Season 3, Episode 8! February 19, 2023 marks 100 years since the landmark U.S. vs. Bhagat Singh Thind ruling that further defined who were considered caucasian in this country and eligible for citizenship. Spoilers… it didn’t include people of Asian descent. Although Dr. Thind is best known for his part...


Feb 20, 2023

Welcome to Season 3, Episode 7! Sometimes our conversations intersect with some of our other passions, including food and music. This was one of those conversations. It was such a blast talking to Tahlena Chikami! She’s the lead singer of the ska group, Bite Me Bambi, and we didn’t just focus on music! From the...