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Conversations in Context: Honoring Asian American & Pacific Islander History

There are many ways to honor Asian-American and Pacific Islander history, like observing AAPI month or supporting institutions like the Smithsonian, which work to preserve personal objects from the past. From donated belongings of Japanese-American internees to poems by Asian immigrants carved on the walls of Angel Island Station, all tell a story that would otherwise be forgotten. Join MTV News correspondent Yoonj Kim and Interim Director of the Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum Lisa Sasaki on a dazzling journey through AAPI history. (09:25)

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