Sunday, January 10, 2010

My Asian Pacific American Heroes (OUTLINE)

This is only a bare outline of my upcoming entry for my APA heroes. The entry itself will be uber lengthy, filled with pictures, videos, and the most important thing, lots of love and respect.

The Scholars 
Ronald Takaki, Edward Said 

The Spoken Poets
Michelle Myers, Catzie Villayphonh, Alvin Lau, Adriel Luis, Ruby Veridiano, Bao Phi, Beau Sia 

The Actors & The Entertainers 
Sessue Hayakawa, James Shigeta, Bruce Lee, John Cho, Bobby Lee, Kal Penn, James Kyson Lee, Randall Park, Margaret Cho, Daniel Dae Kim, Ken Leung

The Directors
Ang Lee, Justin Lin, Mira Nair, Michael Kang 

The Bloggers
Phil Yu, Carmen Van Kerckhove 

The Musicians
Chris Iijima, Far East Movement, Blue Scholars, David Choi, Kina Grannis, Jay Sean, Charlina Ahn 

The YouTube Artists
Wong Fu Productions, Christine Gambito, Kevin Wu 

The Military
Anthony Taguba, Dan Choi, the 442nd Infantry Regiment, Anthony Elopre 

The Basketball Player 
Jeremy Lin

The Teachers & Professors 
Francis Tanglao-Aguas, Maera Iris Busa 

The Writers
Tak Toyoshima, Vicky Yue, Irene Park 

The Fashion Designer
Tong-June Moon

The Freestyler
Mohammad Torabinejad

The Activists & Community Leaders 
Yul Kwon, Cosmo Fujiyama, Shayma Jannat, Hanif Yazdi, Stacey Eunnae, Amanda Andrei 

The Survivor 
Adeline Lai


bitter.sweet asian said...

It's amazing how many APA heroes are out there, but the public hardly ever hears about them.. on the other hand, there are people like Tila who seems to get too much unwarranted attention.

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