logo

Video encyclopedia

Asian American

2:17

Voices: Asian Americans On #BlackLivesMatter | NBC Asian America

3:56

New generation of Asian-American women are fighting to normalize mental health treatment

2:20

Asian Americans Stump For Donald Trump | MSNBC

3:41

San Gabriel Valley a Mecca for Asian Americans

2:35

Asian Pacific American 101: 'Positive' stereotypes cause harm

Asian Americans are Americans of Asian ancestry. The term refers to a panethnic group that includes diverse populations, which have origins in East Asia, South Asia, or Southeast Asia, as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau. This includes people who indicate their race(s) on the census as "Asian" or reported entries such as "Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese, and Other Asian". In 2017, Asian Americans comprised 5.6% of the U.S. population; including multiracial Asian Americans, that percentage increases to 6.9%.
  • Types 

  • Terminology 

  • Demographics 

  • History 

  • Notable contributions 

  • Cultural influence 

  • Social and political issues