Self Evident: Asian America's Stories

6 EpisodesProduced by Self Evident Media

Self Evident challenges the narratives of where we come from, where we belong, and where we're going — by telling Asian America's stories. With host Cathy Erway, we present reported narratives, personal stories, and community conversations that tackle today's tough questions about identity, cultural… read more

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The Talk We Were Supposed to Have

June 18th, 2019

46:04

Gabe's always felt distant from his parents: not Filipino enough for his dad, not affectionate enough for his mom. But when he moves back to his white-bread hometown to donate a kidney to his dad and work alongside him …

On Class, Kinship, and Being Bangladeshi in Asian America

June 12th, 2019

12:09

Sharmin Hossain, a member of New York’s Bangladeshi Feminist Collective, helps us take a hard look at the roles of class, colorism, and cultural …

How did you learn where you come from?

June 5th, 2019

4:47

Do you have a story about going to language classes, Saturday schools, religious community groups, clubs, music lessons, or other alternative …

The Non-United States of Asian America

June 4th, 2019

40:45

Self Evident tells Asian American stories — but that term itself, “Asian American,” can mean many different things to different people. In this episode we present three stories from our listener community to explore the …

Whose Dream Is This, Anyway?

May 21st, 2019

37:23

What does it mean to be excluded from the American Dream? Two stories, set 100 years apart, explore this question from the perspective of immigrants who think they’ve made it in America, only to find out that their …

We Are Self Evident

May 6th, 2019

2:18

The first season of Self Evident: Asian America's Stories comes to a podcast app near you on May 21, 2019. Here's a peep into the stories we'll be presenting during this pilot run of 6 episodes (with a new episode …

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