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'Abacus' Family Warns Their Ordeal Should Be A Wake Up Call

Thomas and Hwei Lin Sung speak at Asia Society in New York on September 6, 2017. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)
Current Affairs

The Chinese American family behind the only bank to be prosecuted in the wake of the financial crisis tells their story.

How Gentrification Is Hitting Chinatowns' Most Vulnerable

Chinatown in New York. (Alejandro Mallea/Flickr)
Current Affairs

Researcher Diane Wong discusses predatory landlords, gentrification, and how residents are pushing back. 

Asia Abridged Podcast: Padma Lakshmi's New York Memories

Padma Lakshmi at Asia Society in New York. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)
Arts

In this podcast short, Lakshmi discusses her New York roots, her Desi identity, the Indian food she’s dying to see on Top Chef, and why she has no love for Disney princesses.

35 Years After Vincent Chin's Murder, How Has America Changed?

Vincent Chin
Current Affairs

Asian Americans reflect on the racially motivated 1982 murder of a Chinese American man and its modern day legacy.

From 'Unassimilable' to 'Exceptional': An Evolution of Asian American Stereotypes

UC Irvine Sociologist Jennifer Lee. (Jennifer Lee)
Current Affairs

Sociologist Jennifer Lee discusses the misleading "model minority" stereotype, why it persists, and how it influences Asian American outcomes.

Sanjita Pradhan on Working With Rural Refugees and Rebuking President Trump

Sanjita Pradhan poses with Vice President Joe Biden. (Sanjita Pradhan)
Current Affairs

The Nepali-American immigrant describes her work with refugees in Iowa and explains why she publicly resigned from a presidential advisory commission of Asian Americans.

Falsely Accused: Chinese-American Physicist Recounts Being Branded A Spy

Xiaoxing Xi stands in his lab. (Xiaoxing Xi)
Current Affairs

Xiaoxing Xi was wrongly ensnared in an espionage crackdown. He describes what can be done to make sure it doesn't happen again.

Asian American Immigration in the Age of Trump

Malaysian activists hold placards during a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration order outside the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur on February 3, 2017. (Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

“I think there's tremendous fear in immigrant communities as a result of the election.” 

Video: Asian Americans Offer Advice to President Trump

Current Affairs

If you had 60 seconds with the 45th president, what would you say? We asked local Asian Americans to tell us — on camera.

Memos to Donald Trump, From the Asia Society Family

President-elect Donald Trump speaks at the USA Thank You Tour 2016 at the Wisconsin State Fair Exposition Center December 13, 2016 in West Allis, Wisconsin. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

From climate change to human rights to education, we offer our personal recommendations to the president-elect.