10 Asian American contributions that need more recognition

Asian Americans have largely been erased from the history books used in elementary and secondary education. Here are some contributions that Asians and Asian Americans have made in the U.S. over the last 200 years. 1. The Supreme Court ruled children born in America to foreigners were U.S. citizens because of Wong Kim Ark. 2. Some of the nation’s most iconic buildings were designed by I.M. Pei. 3. Dr. Tuan Vo-Dinh developed new gene probes that can detect cancer earlier than usual. 4. Amanda Nguyen wrote the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Rights Act. 5. The ice cream cone was first popularized by Syrian concessionaire Ernest A. Hamwi