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Asian American Life: July 2016

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Paul Lin reports on one of the most popular transportation lifestyle trends, cycling with bamboo bikes.  He interviews the founder of Bambike, an Asian American who returned back to Manila to start a business building bamboo bikes. It’s so popular even President Obama and other world leaders have one! Kyung Yoon interviews actress Ann Sanders who created a buzz on Broadway for stepping in the lead role of Anna in “The King And I.”   Ernabel Demillo reports how the workforce at museums and art organizations nationwide don’t reflect the diverse population they serve. Korean Pop, also known as K-pop has made its way from Seoul to New York, thanks to pop star Psy’s "Gangman Style" billboard hit.  Now it’s all the rage here in New York and in other cities worldwide. (Taped: 06/10/16) Ernabel Demillo is the host of Asian American Life, a monthly half hour series about the fastest-growing immigrant group in the country, focusing on Asian Americans in the tri-state area from over 40 countries who speak more than 150 different languages and dialects. Every month, an Asian enclave and neighborhood within the tristate area is featured. Cutting edge issues like racial profiling and stereotyping are examined and explored. Successful Asian Americans who are forging new identities in business, politics and the arts are also be profiled. Asian American Life is reaching new frontiers in the quest for understanding and acknowledgment among tri-state Asian Americans. Watch more at http://www.cuny.tv/show/asianamericanlife/