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.

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. Learn more from American Experience re-air of the program. 

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. 

Asian Americans PBS LearningMedia Collection

PBS LearningMedia has a wide range of learning resources for students in grades 7-12th grade, focused on Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage and PBS's Asian American series. 

Part 3: Breaking Through: Asian Americans On-Demand

Tue, 06/09/2020 - 4:00pm

Part 3 of A new PBS series explores the impact of Asian Americans, the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States.

Part 2: Good Americans & Generation Rising: Asian Americans On-Demand

Tue, 06/09/2020 - 4:00pm

Watch Episodes 3 & 4 On-Demand of a new PBS series that explores the impact of Asian Americans, the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States.

Part 1 Breaking Ground & A Question of Loyalty: Asian Americans On-Demand

Tue, 06/09/2020 - 4:00pm

Episode 1 & 2 On-Demand of a new PBS series explores the impact of Asian Americans, the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States.

Asian Pacific American Our Experience: Local Stories

Asian Pacific Americans are the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States. WXXI in partnership with the Asian Pacific Islander American Association of Greater Rochester is featuring stories from local members of the community that provide examples of culture, heritage, history and contributions to our region and nation.

What To Watch: Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage On-Demand & WXXI-TV

Fri, 05/08/2020 - 12:45pm

What to Watch streaming and on-air to learn more about Asian American Pacific Islander heritage, cultures, history, and contributions from PBS Presents

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