KAREN FUKUHARAActress, The BoysThis was a difficult question to answer because the “Asian experience” is super complex and subjective.
What we as a nation are experiencing right now is the benefit of all the decades of hard work in advocating for Asian and Asian American stories.
There is a wide and expansive universe depicting the Asian American experience: the rise of the Asian American movement, the continuing struggles against racism and prejudice (call any racist s**t out!
The fact that they were Asian and Asian American fed into who they were, yet was not their defining quality.
May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in the U.S., which celebrates the contributions and influences of the Asian community.