In 1996, then-Flushing City Councilwoman Julia Harrison made controversial remarks to the New York Times about her constituency's growing Asian-American population, leading that population to unify and have its voice heard in government.
5/24/2012 - By: Jon Weinstein
A once-burgeoning Pakistani community in the Parkville section of Brooklyn saw its numbers dwindle after the September 11th attacks, but is starting to rebuild in recent years.
5/23/2012 - By: Shazia Khan
2010 Census figures showed a dramatic increase in the number of Asian Americans living on Staten Island and that has some in the community wondering whether a decades-old push to create a Chinatown there could finally become a reality.
5/22/2012 - By: Amanda Farinacci
When New Yorkers think of "Chinatown," the Lower East Side, Flushing and Sunset Park come to mind, but there are also other Chinese communities that have emerged and strengthened in Brooklyn over the years.
5/21/2012 - By: Jeanine Ramirez
To mark Asian-American Heritage Week on NY1, the station revisits communities it has covered over the past two decades. NY1's Shazia Khan filed this report on Cambodian New Yorkers in the Bronx.
5/20/2012 - By: Shazia Khan