Asian-American Notable People

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Afro-American resources

African-Americans Military - African-Americans Notable People - African Americans: By Region, State and Locality - Black History Month - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - General Resources - Historically Black Colleges and Universities - Legislation, Historic Documents - Underground Railroad/Harriet Tubman  

Hispanic, Latino-American Resources

Civil Rights - Latino-American General Resources - Hispanic Heritage Month - Is it Hispanic or Latino? - Latino-Americans Military - Notable People - Specific Latino Cultural Information - Latino-American Regional Information

Some Specific Latino-American Cultures

Cuban American - Mexican-American - Puerto Rican


Asian-American Resources
Asian-American General Resources - Asian American Civil Rights - Asian-American Military Service - Asian-American Notable People

Some Specific Asian-American Cultures

Cambodian-American - Chinese-American - Filipino-American - Hmong-American - Indo-American - Japanese-American - Korean-American - Laotian-American - Persian-American - Thai-American - Vietnamese-American


Afro-American Lesson Plans - Hispanic-Americans / Latino Lesson Plans - Asian-American Lesson Plans - Multiculturalism & Tolerance Lesson Plans

Asian American Heritage __ This page presents ten notable Asian Americans who have contributed to American culture - From - 

Biography - Mr. and Mrs. Tin-Yuke Char __ "The late Tin-Yuke Char was a prominent Honolulu businessman, scholar, and local historian. During their life together, Tin-Yuke and his wife Wai Jane produced numerous books and studies documenting the history of the Chinese in Hawaii." - illustrated - From Kapi'olani Community College -

Dr An Wang __ Learn about Dr. Wang, the founder of Wang Laboratories. "An immigrant from China who arrived to the US in 1945 after losing most of his family to the turbulent times of the Japanese invasion...." - From - 


Encyclopedia: List of famous Chinese Americans __ "The following is a list of Chinese Americans who are famous, have made significant contributions to the American culture or society politically, artistically or scientifically, or have appeared in the news numerous times" - From -

Famous Asian Americans __ Photos and brief bios of Many famous Asian Americans. A PDF file - illustrated - From -

Famous Firsts by Asian Americans __ Famous firsts from From politicians to professional athletes. - From -  

List of Iranian Americans __ A list of names of notable Iranian-Americans along with biographical materials. - from Wikipedia - 

List of Japanese Americans __ "The following is a list of famous Japanese Americans who have made significant contributions to the American culture or society artistically or scientifically, or have appeared in the news numerous times" - From -

List of Japanese Americans __ A list of famous Japanese Americans along with articles. - From wikipedia -

List of Korean Americans __ "The following is a list of Korean Americans (and Korean Canadians) who have made significant contributions to North American culture, society, or science, or have otherwise achieved celebrity" - From Wikipedia -
List of Filipino Americans __ This is a list of notable Filipino Americans with biographical links. - From Wikipedia -

Noteworthy and Famous Chinese-Americans __ "Not every Chinese American is a kung-fu master or a math geek. Really. Welcome to the Web's most comprehensive list of noteworthy Chinese American trailblazers and role models." - From -  

The Philip Ahn Admiration Society __ "Philip Ahn was born in Los Angeles on March 29, 1905, the son of An Ch'ang-ho, a celebrated leader of the Korean independence movement. In an acting career spanning four decades, he became one of the best-known Asian American character actors in Hollywood films and on television." - - 

A Tradition of Filipino Americans in Sports __ Learn about the Filipino American sports greats. - illustrated - From Eloisa Gomez Borah - 



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