Name of AAPI FigureBruce Lee
What is the person’s Asian heritage or ethnicity?Chinese American
Area of InfluenceMartial artist, Actor, Director, Martial arts instructor and philosopher
Date of birth or time period27-Nov-40
How did this individual make a contribution to their field or to society/culture at large?He was a great actor.
Why did you choose this person? What about their story speaks to you?Bruce Lee was very cool as i’ve heard. I think he’s cool because he is a martial artist and I think boxing (and all other martial arts) are cool.
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Submitted byAudrey Xiong
City, StateLexington, MA