By Anisha Singh and Sanam Malik
Center for American Progress
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 20, 2016) — Since 1990, the United States has observed May as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month to celebrate and learn about the contributions of the diverse communities of people whose roots extend from the Asian continent and Pacific Islands. Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month replaced the week of recognition that was first observed in 1979. Regular Race and Beyond columnist Sam Fulwood III asked two of his colleagues, Anisha Singh and Sanam Malik, to share their insights on the significance of this month. MORE at Center for American Progress.