Do you know how many Asian American podcast shows exist? Over a thousand. Here are my favorites.
Asian, not Asian
Two comedic Asians dive deep into the weirdness which is the Asian American-ish experience.
Mike & Fumi talk boldly about important issues and also ridiculous ones, but always transparent while making us laugh with their quick wits.
Asian American History 101
Asian American History 101 is a podcast co-hosted by Gen and Ted Lai, a daughter and father team sharing the vast history of Asian Pacific Americans from their contributions to their struggles to their triumphs.
This is packed with #AANHPI American history we didn’t hear about. They pepper in pop culture and current events too.
Dear Asian Americans
Asian Americans, focusing on authentic storytelling rooted in origin, identity, and legacy. Host Jerry Won brings on guests from diverse backgrounds.
From a male Korean American father and business perspective.
Dear White Women
This is a platform led by two biracial (Japanese and White) moms who want to do their part to make the world better for their very mixed-race children. They lean into the framework of LISTEN | LEARN | ACT to welcome people into anti-racism with moving stories, the history of why we are where we are today, and the daily possibilities we each have to make change starting in our daily lives.
From the Los Angeles Times, this is about being Asian American — the joys, the complications and everything in between.
They have high profile Asians and many #HollywoodAsians. This podcast is no longer, but very relevant.
Short interview series about Japanese Americans who were incarcerated
Campu tells the story of Japanese American incarceration. Follow along as brother-sister weave together the voices of survivors to spin narratives out of the seemingly mundane things that gave shape to the incarceration experience.
As a 4th generation Japanese American, this helped me understand origins and customs.
Executive Order 9066
From American Public Media Reports and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
Order 9066 chronicles the history of this incarceration through vivid, first-person accounts of those who lived through it. Exploring this shocking violation of American democracy came to pass, and its legacy in the present.
This gives a broad historical context, to help listeners understand.