- An APA Call to Action from Grant High School student Sara Onitsuka on proposed cuts to next year academic year’s Japanese program. Listen to the podcast.
- Comedian Jenny Yang, co-founder of the first-ever, all female, Asian American standup comedy tour, “Dis/orient/ed Comedy”. Listen to the podcast.
- Award-winning children’s author, Salina Yoon, who explains why her work is the antithesis of electronic books. Listen to the podcast.
- Professor Ann Wetherell, curator of “Flying Tigers: Chinese American Aviators in Oregon, 1918-1945″, explains the circumstances around the unusually large number of Chinese-American pilots in the Portland area. (April 2013 rebroadcast) Listen to the podcast.
- In our May PopWatch segment, Kushlani sounds off about a racist Chevy commercial and brings you the latest news about Lela Lee’s Angry Little Girls comic and Houston Rockets’ point guard Jeremy Lin.
- Professor Ann Wetherell tells us why Portland had an unusually large number of Chinese-American pilots in the early 1900s. Professor Wetherell is the curator of “Flying Tigers: Chinese American Aviators in Oregon, 1918-1945″. Listen to podcast.
- Award winning Kiran Ahluwalia entertains with her ancient Persian and Punjabi Ghazals. (August 2012 rebroadcast) Listen to podcast.
- Linda Ueki Absher sounds off in her Angry APA Minute, “Hapa For Hire”. Listen to podcast.
In recognition of International Women’s Day, APA Compass features three interviews on resistance to gendered violence.
- Sonia Faleiro, author of Beautiful Thing, explains the culture of Bombay’s Dance Bars and the recent social uprising around women’s rights in India. Listen to podcast.
- Professor Pinky Hota of Smith College speaks on women and violence, and also about the social uprising in India. Listen to podcast.
- Professor Patti Duncan on her documentary film “Finding Face”, the story of survivor Tat Marina and the rise and decline of acid violence against Cambodian women. (February 2011 rebroadcast) Listen to podcast.
Interviews and Storytelling from the Lewis and Clark Multicultural Symposium
- The Race Monologues of six Lewis and Clark students: Camille Christie, Raymond Fenton, Jasmine Graze, David Jenkins, Guadalupe Triana, and Tony Zamora
- Comedian Baratunde Thurston on technology, race, and politics
- Arizona State professor Merlyna Lim on how minority voices use social media to organize
Our favorite APA Compass stories of 2012, and one new Angry APA Minute
- Kilong Ung, author of Golden Leaf: A Khmer Rouge Genocide Survivor
- Hari Kondabolu, comedian and activist
- Race Monologues with Goldann Salazar and Musa Ahmed
- Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize winner and Define American founder
- Sarika Mehta’s Angry APA Minute, “My Ambiguous Ethnicity”
- Kushlani de Soyza’s all-new Angry APA Minute, “We proudly declare in 2013 in the United States of America that racism is over. Right?”