Asian Americans "Breaking Ground"

Asian Americans "Breaking Ground"

Sat, 05/01/2021 - 10:00pm - 11:00pm

WXXI presents an encore of this five-part series that explores the impact of Asian Americans, the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States.

Asian Americans, a five-part documentary series that examines what the 2010 U.S. Census identifies as the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States. Told through personal histories, Asian Americans explores the impact of this group on the country’s past, present, and future. Part one - Breaking Ground airs Saturday, May 1 at 10 p.m. on WXXI-WORLD. 

In an era of exclusion and U.S. empire, new immigrants arrive from China, India, Japan, the Philippines, and beyond. Barred by anti-Asian laws they become America’s first “undocumented immigrants,” yet build railroads dazzle on the silver screen, and take their fight for equality to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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