May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. To celebrate, we’re looking back at 20 of our favorite stories shared about the life experiences of Asian Americans over the course of four episodes. We’re also calling on listeners to get involved with initiatives like NonviolentPeaceforce.org where our friend Kalaya’an Mendoza trains citizens how #WeKeepUsSafe.
Song: RISK! Theme by Wormburner and John Sondericker
Song: Eleanor Bumpurs by Jon Jang Sextet
Live Story: The Marriage of Iman and Johnny Vagina by Kumail Nanjiani
Livestream Story: Allegiance by Annie Tan
Song: Still a Chance by Lea Solanga and Allegiance Original Broadway Cast
Live Story: The DeVirginator by Peter Kim
Song: From the Mouth of an Injured Head by Radical Face
Song: Touch by Mattia Cupelli
Livestream Story: Silent Father by David Hu
Song: The World Has Turned and Left Me Here by Weezer
Live Story: Home Away From Home by Shamyla
Song: Call It Dreaming by Iron & Wine
For more information about how to help #StopAsianHate #StopAAPIHate, visit NonviolentPeaceforce.org and Kalaya’an Mendoza on Twitter and Instagram @kalamendoza to learn how #WeKeepUsSafe.
Hear the entire Asian American Lives series here.