Asian American Adoptees


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Welcome to Episode 38 of the Asian American History 101 podcast! Have you ever noticed that there are quite a few Asian American adoptees? The vast majority have been adopted into white families. Why is this a common occurrence and when did it start? We share a brief history of Asian American adoptees. We also weigh in on what was said about Shohei Ohtani and celebrate some Emmy nominations for people of Asian descent! Continue to learn more and visit our site at or for social media. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, email us at


  • 0:26 Talking About Shohei Ohtani
  • 6:23 The History of Asian American Adoptees
  • 16:10 Celebration of Emmy Nominees

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