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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is observed nationally to recognize the contributions that people of Asian and Pacific heritage made to American culture. In , President George H. Bush signed an extension changing Asian Pacific Heritage Week to a month-long observance. It is celebrated in May to acknowledge the first Japanese immigrants to the United States who arrived May 7, It supports programs and book discussions that celebrate and explore the rich history and cultural heritage of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. Chinese American Museum — The mission of the Chinese American Museum is to preserve and share the rich cultural heritage and contributions of Chinese Americans.
For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, NBC News is taking a closer look at some of the terminology used when discussing Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in order to better understand why certain words and phrases are or aren't used. Where did the "model minority myth" come from? What does "hapa" mean? We asked academics and experts to answer those questions and more.
In June Reps. The majority of the workers who laid the tracks were Chinese immigrants. In , George H.