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You May Not Know About The First Chinese Americans, But You Should

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts

It wasn't easy being Chinese American in the early days. From exclusionary laws to the racist caricatures that dotted newspaper comic pages, America w...

Is the Term 'Chinaman' Derogatory?

Frank H. Wu | Posted 09.04.2014 | Arts
Frank H. Wu

At the intermission of Noël Coward's Private Lives, my wife asked me whether I had been offended by the use of the word "Chinaman." Other than that one bit of language, it was a perfect comedy of manners. I replied that I wasn't sure.

"I'm Sorry to Say This About the Chinese"

Frank H. Wu | Posted 08.23.2014 | College
Frank H. Wu

From time to time, people who are about to condemn the Chinese apologize to me. They preface their comment with, "I am very sorry to have to say this," and they give me a pitying look.

Chinese New Year: 'Flood' of Top Brands Now Marketing to Chinese Residents of North America

Saul Gitlin | Posted 04.02.2014 | Media
Saul Gitlin

At the beginning of each year, as the Lunar New Year approaches, Chinese media in North America experiences one of its most cluttered periods of advertising as local businesses within the Chinese community, and top national brands flock to acknowledge the holiday.

LA's Newest Iconic Photo Opp?

Posted 06.17.2013 | Los Angeles

The Hollywood Sign. The Walt Disney Concert Hall. The TCL Chinese Theater. The "Urban Lights" installation at LACMA. These are just a few of Los An...

5 Things You Didn't Know About These Trailblazers

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.19.2013 | Los Angeles

Have you ever heard of Esther Eng, a trailblazing Chinese-American filmmaker? By the time she was 35, she had directed 10 feature films. Notably,...

PHOTOS: Chinese-Americans Decry Soldier's Death

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 09.22.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Chinese-Americans decrying the suicide of a teenage Army private they say was hazed because of his ethnicity left Monday for the cour...

Joseph Erbentraut

Filmmaker Explores Gender Equality In China

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 02.07.2012 | Chicago

May Tchao wasn't always an aspiring filmmaker, but after working in the advertising industry for years, the Chinese-American Evanston, Ill. resident k...

Chinatown Residents Want More Services, Clout

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Monday night, hundreds of Chinatown residents prepared to confront their elected officials with requests they say have been ignored for years. ...

You Must Remember This

Victoria Moy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Victoria Moy

"When did you first feel like a real American?" I asked my grandfather. "In the Army. I was an airplane mechanic for the Flying Tigers," he said.