Tag: Chinese American

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Behind the Scene: Tested

For many New York students, taking the SHSAT (Specialized High Schools Admissions Test) and getting into a specialized high school is the way to...
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Fighting for the Dream

Nearly 25% of Chinese Americans served in the armed forces during World War II, compared to only 11.5% of the general U.S. population. Throughout history,...
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I Want To Be Mulan

Meet Xueren Zhang, a Chinese American. She has been practicing martial arts since she was a child. Her instructor, Guifeng Zhang, is Jet Li’s...
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Where Are You REALLY From?

Growing up, with the exception of his grandparents, artist James Chan never know how he was related to family members he had met throughout...
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Studio Visit: Emily Cheng

For many artists, art is a way to express feelings and thoughts. Yet for emily cheng, art serves another function. Like an art historian she...
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Here to Stay

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. To celebrate, Asia Society and The Asian American Bar Association of New York invited four guest speakers to...
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This Chinese Artist Brings You to Immersive Theatrical Performance

Michelle Sui is a Chinese-born artist. For Sui, the art form is never limited or traditional. She creates immersive theatrical compositions that integrate theater,...
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Two Photographers Capture Life of Chinese in Mississippi Delta

Andrew Kung and Emanuel Hahn are two Asian American photographers. They’ve always wanted to tell untold stories of Asian Americans in different communities. The Mississippi...
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Huiying Spent One Year in Chinatowns around the World

Huiying Bernice Chan is a researcher and writer growing up in New York. Chinatown was a central part in their childhood. After graduating Wellesley College,...
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Everyday Chinatown

A Money burner, a white and blue nylon bag, The Eight Trigrams , different grades of ginseng and dried seafood, these daily objects that...