Tag Archives: Asian-Americans

Seattle Rep’s THE GREAT LEAP: Beyond the Theater

Diplomatic tensions between American and China, played out in the sports arena. How the passions and actions of one person can make a difference in the world. The themes of Lauren Yee’s play The Great Leap – which opens its … Continue reading

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Never Again: Japanese American WWII History and American Muslim Rights Today

Seventy-five years ago, approximately 7,000 Seattleites were ordered by the U.S. military to leave their homes and sent to incarceration camps. Most ended up at desolate Minidoka in southern Idaho. President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066, signed on February … Continue reading

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5 Novels for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

There are so many good books written by Asian American and Pacific Islander authors, and to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month we would love to connect you to a few recently published novels.

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Allen Say’s Beautiful Children’s Books

Allen Say was born in Yokohama, Japan in 1937. At age 16 he came to the United States. He first went to a military high school, and then to different colleges to study art. In 1989, he earned his fist … Continue reading

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