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Nails: The triumph and tragedy behind this Vietnamese niche

Nail salons are located everywhere across the United States. You, or someone you know, probably has had nails done. But the person behind the mask working on a manicure or pedicure is most likely of…

From  eschilling on May 15th, 2021 0 likes 2 plays

Asian Americans | Episode 5: Breaking Through | PBS

At the turn of the new millennium, the national conversation turns to immigration, race, and economic disparity. As the U.S becomes more diverse, yet more divided, a new generation of Asian…

From  eschilling on May 12th, 2021 0 likes 23 plays

Asian Americans | Episode 4: Generation Rising | PBS

During a time of war and social tumult, a young generation fights for equality in the fields, on campuses and in the culture, and claim a new identity: Asian Americans. The war’s aftermath…

From  eschilling on May 12th, 2021 0 likes 65 plays

Asian Americans | Episode 3: Good Americans | PBS

During the Cold War years, Asian Americans are simultaneously heralded as a Model Minority and targeted as the perpetual foreigner. It is also a time of bold ambition, as Asian Americans aspire for…

From  eschilling on May 12th, 2021 0 likes 53 plays

Asian Americans | Episode 2: Question of Loyalty | PBS

In episode 2 of Asian Americans, an American-born generation straddles their country of birth and their parents’ homelands in Japan and Korea. Those loyalties are tested during World War II,…

From  eschilling on May 12th, 2021 0 likes 189 plays

Asian Americans | Episode 1: Breaking Ground | PBS

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…

From  eschilling on May 12th, 2021 0 likes 172 plays