Orlando event to celebrate new law requiring teaching of AAPI history in schools
An Orlando coalition that played a major part in ensuring Asian American Pacific Islander history would be a required part of the curriculum in Florida public schools is celebrating that accomplishment at a community event Saturday.
Celebration at California dance ballroom a sign of healing following Lunar New Year shooting
A weekend celebration at a Southern California dance ballroom was hailed by organizers as the latest sign of healing within the Asian American community following the Lunar New Year shooting that killed 11 people at a nearby dance studio.
AAPI liaisons with sheriff’s office bring comfort, support after racist tirade at Orlando restaurant
After a racist tirade against the owners of an Orlando Asian-American restaurant went viral a couple of weeks ago, the Central Florida community responded with a wave of support, including from a brand new squad at the Orange County Sheriff's Office created to give Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders a voice.
BTS to address anti-Asian hate crimes at White House next week
As Asian American Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month comes to an end, Grammy-nominated group BTS will return to the U.S. and meet with President Joe Biden next week to address anti-Asian hate crimes and discuss Asian inclusion.
Notable faces you should recognize this Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May marks Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a time in which we pay tribute to the generations of people who have enriched our country’s history -- and the ones who are still growing up, who will be instrumental in future successes.
How Orlando’s Mills 50 district turned into thriving Asian American community
After the Vietnam war ended, hundreds of Vietnamese came to Central Florida through the catholic charities refugee program and found a new home near Mills Avenue and Colonial Drive, an area known today as the Mills 50 District.
AANHPI Heritage Month: Celebrate Central Florida’s Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander community
During Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month, News 6 hopes to capture and highlight some of the contributions, achievements and stories of Central Florida’s own growing and diverse AANHPI community.