Producer 1990 Institute Overview America has been represented as an open society that welcomes immigrants to a land of opportunities. Many immigrants from Asia came to find a better life for their family, escaping from poverty, prosecution, colonialism, and other … Continued
Producer 1990 Institute Overview Journey through the treacherous and brave path of the Asian Americans who came to the U.S. before us. At times, arriving freely and by choice. At times, arriving forcibly; coerced; out of necessity. And for decades, … Continued
Producer 1990 Institute Overview Who was Bruce Lee? Trailblazing film star, martial arts icon, or popular philosopher? Taken all together, he was the master of influence long before it became common to discuss influencers in today’s digital world. Considered the … Continued
Producer 1990 Institute Overview The economic rise in China in the past 50 years resulted in tremendous changes in its citizens’ daily lives and can be illustrated by the contents of “Mrs. Wong’s” purse. From the end of the Cultural … Continued
Marvel’s Shang-Chi with its Asian American superhero is an important film for Asian American representation. But is this really a cultural watershed moment or more of a marketing opportunity to ensure profit for Disney’s shareholders? Could it be exploiting the … Continued
Lesson plans on Asian American civil rights issues for grades K-12
Deng Xiaoping said “We need large numbers of pathbreakers who dare to think, explore new ways and generate new ideas.”
Lesson Summary: Students will learn about the much unknown history of racism against Asian Americans, what Asian Americans have had to endure and how the current perceptions of Asian Americans have manifested. Through reflection, critical thinking and much needed discussion, … Continued
20 million people of Asian ancestry now live in the U.S.
From disease cures to influential tech to workers’ rights, Asian American innovators have made huge impacts on people’s lives.