From the struggles of AAPI healthcare workers to the stories of Asian artists and small businesses, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month recognizes stories of resilience, community and culture. Scripps News is highlighting these stories all month long, going beyond the statistics and the headlines, and celebrating AAPI communities across the country.
Students helping students with free online tutoring
One World Anchor is tutoring program founded and run by students that is dedicated to providing equal education opportunities for all.
Exploring the fusion of Asian cuisine and American culture
Scripps News looked into why sharing food from another culture can bring people closer together.
Aging in place in Chinatown
Empowering Chinese American seniors to age at home in Chinatown, a front-line team helps break language and cultural barriers.
Japanese American veteran shares stories of Nisei soldiers' bravery
A Japanese American Army veteran tells stories of Asian Americans in the military to shed stereotypes.
This Asian American photographer helps people see their own beauty
AAPI photographer David Suh empowers people in front of the camera to embody everything they are.
Remembering Asian American history with a lantern festival
A Wall of History was erected to recall events such as the Chinese Exclusion Act and Japanese American incarceration camps.
Bamboo ceiling: Asian Americans lag in corporate leadership
Asian Americans have the highest educational attainment while having the lowest rate of representation in management.
The meaning of this Filipino tattoo method is deeper than skin
An Indigenous way of tattooing is having a resurgence for Filipino Americans aiming to reclaim their heritage.
Celebrating bilingual Chinese American culture through literacy
Boba Bear Bilingual was created by author Ran Wei Baker with the goal of making a positive impact on the Asian American community.
Braves and baseball celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month
The Atlanta Braves are celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a special night game against the Boston Red Sox.
Half of Asian Americans feel unsafe in the US, annual survey finds
An annual survey digs into how Asian Americans feel about living in the U.S., and the causes of stereotypes and discrimination.
Asian Americans feel underrepresented in entertainment, report finds
Shows with Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander cast members tend to be among the most bingeable, according to Nielsen.
Being Asian Pacific Islander in America: Diversity within diversity
Asian American Pacific Islanders are shaped by where they were born and how connected they are to their ethnic origins.
Korean artist on the meditative effects of tea
A Korean American artist demonstrates the ancient ritual of tea ceremonies during Women's History Month.
Amid COVID And Hate Crimes, Chicago Group Helps And Celebrates AAPIs
A survey found 90% of Asian American entrepreneurs over age 45 reported revenue loss amid the pandemic.
How Olivia Rodrigo Went From Disney Darling To TikTok Sensation
TikTok superstar Olivia Rodrigo's debut album "Sour" comes out Friday, May 21.
Gentrification Having Negative Impact On AAPI Neighborhoods
As rent prices and landlord harassment has increased, grocery stores and medical providers have closed in Los Angeles' Chinatown and Little Tokyo.
After Surviving Pandemic, DC Bakery Puts Energy Into Anti-Hate Effort
Rose Ave Bakery is taking the effort it used to adapt during COVID-19 and applying it to the fight against anti-Asian hate.
Running To Support AAPI Communities
The growing hashtag has other Chinatown Runners popping up across the world.
In The Loop - Celebrating AAPI
AAPI Heritage Month recognizes stories of resilience, community and culture. In The Loop highlights these stories, air date May 13, 2021.
Hip-Hop History: Dropping The Beat On AAPI Artists
Asian American hip-hop artists and producers speak on why hip-hop resonates with AAPI communities.
Anti-Asian Hate Taking Mental Toll On AAPI Community
Experts say deeply relating to the victims of anti-Asian violence is part of a collective trauma for many Asian Americans.
Asian American Health Care Workers Battle COVID And Racism
More than a year into the pandemic, some AAPI health care workers share their struggles of saving people while also dealing with hate.
Filipino Community Still Mourning Disproportionate Nurse Deaths
Filipinos make up an estimated 4% of U.S. nurses but account for 26% of COVID-related nurse deaths.