Asian & Pacific American Heritage

Interactive History Games: Timely and Topical for Remote Learning Virtual Event For Educators

Thu, 04/30/2020 - 5:00pm

Educators, we hope you’ll join us for a Virtual Professional Learning Series about Mission US Interactive simulations for remote learning with a special preview of the new Mission US simulation, “Prisoner in My Homeland,” which focuses on the experience of a Japanese American teenage boy who must make difficult choices amid the chaos and terror of incarceration during WWII.

Now Streaming: PBS Women's History Collection

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 8:00am

Throughout March, PBS has curated a Women's History and Programming Collection Streaming On-Demand. 

Finding Your Roots: Reporting on the Reporters

Tue, 03/16/2021 - 9:00pm

Finding Your Roots: Reporting on the Reporters: Episode 8 of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr airing on WXXI-TV March 16, 2021.

We The Young People, A Teen Inauguration Special

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 7:00pm

PBS NewsHour highlights the impact of young voters and explores the change they want to see from the new U.S. presidential administration. 

Inauguration Day

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 10:30am

Witness the swearing-in of the 46th President of the United States Joseph R. Biden and the 49th Vice President of the United States Kamala Harris.

Asian Americans Full Series On-Demand

The PBS Asian Americans 5 episode series shows the impact and contributions of Asian Americans, the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States. Watch the full series on PBS LearningMedia.

Asian Americans Virtual Screening and Chat

Wed, 08/05/2020 - 7:00pm

Join WXXI for a Virtual Screening of Asian Americans and Chat about impact and contributions of Asian Americans, the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States on August 5th at 7pm

Chinese Exclusion Act from American Experience On-Demand

The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 excluded Chinese immigrants to the U.S. for 60 years. Chinese immigrants already here could not become citizens. Watch On-Demand & Access the Teacher Guide to the documentary. 

Chinese Exclusion Act from American Experience on WXXI-World

Wed, 08/26/2020 - 2:00pm

The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 excluded Chinese immigrants to the U.S. for 60 years. Chinese immigrants already here could not become citizens. Learn more from American Experience re-air of the program. 

Touching the Sound: The Improbable Journey of Nobuyuki Tsujii

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 10:00pm

Blind from birth, the 24-year-old pianist’s handicap – if a drawback at all – never affected his ability to play the piano. 

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