Amy Tan's 1989 book represented a breakthrough for Chinese American representation in popular culture.
AAPI Heritage Month
Stories and lists celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
Nilanjana Sudeshna Lahiri, otherwise known as Jhumpa Lahiri, first came to prominence with her award-winning 1999 debut, the short story collection 'Interpreter of Maladies.' Here's what you need to know about 'The Namesake' author.
From serving in the Iraq War to becoming the first U.S. senator to give birth in office, Tammy Duckworth has an impressive history of overcoming adversity with grit and humor.
Isamu Noguchi (1904–1988) was one of the most influential designers and sculptors of the 20th century.
George Takei may be best known for his role as Mr. Sulu on ‘Star Trek.’ But there's far more to Takei than manning the helm of the USS ‘Enterprise.’
The actress—the first Asian American performer to receive top billing in a Hollywood film—is now pioneering change in a different way.
Each May for more than 40 years, America has paid tribute to the vast cultural contributions of its Asian and Pacific Islander citizens. Here are a few fascinating facts about how Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month came to be.
For AAPI Heritage Month, check out these incredible books by Celeste Ng, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Helen Hoang, and others.