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Asian American History 101

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Aug 15, 2022

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 40!  We’re fans of professional sumo in Japan. It’s fun to watch and takes a great amount of skill. There’s actually a relatively rich history of Asian American and Pacific Islanders in professional sumo. Although there aren’t any impactful AAPI in the sport now, there have been some...


Aug 8, 2022

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 39! We love reading… and finding an author who creates more diverse representational stories is always a treat. In this episode’s conversation, we welcome Oliver Chin who is not only an author of over 20 titles, but he’s also the founder of the publishing house Immedium which...


Aug 1, 2022

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 38! We love reading and learning, so it was a treat to get a chance to have a conversation with Daryl Joji Maeda, the Dean and Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education at the University of Colorado Boulder. His latest book is Like Water: A Cultural History of Bruce Lee. It was a fascinating,...


Jul 25, 2022

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 37! History books and curriculum are missing a lot of information. There are a plethora of moments that are ignored or not talked about in true depth. Even worse are the times throughout our history that the majority has worked to erase the history, culture, and very existence of groups like...


Jul 18, 2022

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 36! Kiyoka “Kex” Rhodes is an award-winning filmmaker who expresses her storytelling through writing, producing, and directing. She leverages her creativity by trying to increase more representative stories and opportunities. She is the Founder and Creative Director of Kex Studios, a...