AAPI

‘They’re like me:’ K-pop dance classes at Orlando studio provides representation, brings diversity

ORLANDO, Fla. – Clapping, counting, shouting and loud music fill DGBEK Studios in Orlando. But in one studio twice a week, K-pop fills the room. K-pop is Korean pop music that has different sub-genres with influences in hip hop, R&B, rock and any kind of style of music. [Become a News 6 Insider (it’s free!)] …

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10 Must-Read Books for AAPI Heritage Month 2022

Avery, Algonquin, Knopf, Restless Books, William Morrow The lovely month of May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Asian Americans are a thoroughly American group, having been part of this country since the 18th century, when Filipino sailors working on Spanish galleons jumped ship and established a permanent Asian settlement in Louisiana (St. …

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Phoenix Restaurants Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Through Food

Food always brought us together. I grew up in a Filipino household, so not only was there always food in the fridge, but Mom was always asking, “Did you eat? Are you hungry?” When I moved to Phoenix after living in New York and Los Angeles, I realized quickly that here, good food is very …

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