Asian American

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A·sian A·mer·i·can

also A·sian-A·mer·i·can  (ā′zhən-ə-mĕr′ĭ-kən)
A US citizen or resident of Asian ancestry. See Usage Note at Amerasian.

A′sian-A·mer′i·can adj.
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Noun1.Asian American - an American who is of Asian descent
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
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Asian American organizations request that the Court should find the UT's race-based admission program to be unconstitutional.
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In Asian American studies, two somewhat interrelated cultural paradigms have taken hold: (1) the concept of "claiming America" that has its roots in the Asian American movement started in the 1960s that supported the power of solidarity among different Asian communities to stand against racism and to foster the spirit of an antithetical culture to help better the lives of Asian Americans; (2) the notion of European immigrants who, through the process of assimilation, adopted a new life, distanced themselves from the "Old World" and their musical traditions, and gradually became an integral part of American musical heritage.
While Pound and Snyder strove to politicize the American spirit through transpacific allusions, the emergent Asian American poets of the 1960s and post-1960s wrestled with the complexity of their transnational, yet deeply racialized (or, to put it in Park's terms, orientalized) heritage.
In the media, Asian Americans are often characterized as awkward, extremely smart, stealthy martial artists.
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Launched in 1991, the Asian American Writers' Workshop grew out of the need to provide a safe space for the artistic development of a new generation of writers who shared a common identity yet expressed a diversity of experiences and voices.
Other topics discussed included educational distribution of Asian American films, reaching mainstream audiences without diluting the impact of the work, funding for Asian American filmmakers, and venues for Asian American films.

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