As I Am: Asians in America
is hosted by the award-winning journalist, author and scholar Helen Zia, and features up and coming author Min Jin Lee. Paul Niwa reveals the effects of gentrification on Boston's Chinatown through one man's battle against his landlord's rent increase. Slam poet Regie Cabico performs a piece that challenges the notion that we can be easily defined by a census box. Chef Martin Yan steps out of the kitchen to talk with the award-winning broadcast journalist Sydnie Kohara. And, International Studies Professor Vijay Prashad comments on why his ideal home isn't in the present, it is in the future.