• History in the making: recognize, honor and celebrate WWII Chinese veterans in 2020

    History in the making: recognize, honor and celebrate WWII Chinese veterans in 2020

    Approximately 20000 Chinese American men and women served in every theatre of WWII defending American values.  They exhibited patriotism and valor despite the existence of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 and acts of discrimination.  Of all WWII Chinese American veterans, an estimated of only 500-1000 are alive today. The Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA) Read More
  • Callous term by police inspired “ Yellow Objects” exhibit

    Callous term by police inspired “ Yellow Objects” exhibit

    During Nov. 21-Dec. 1, 2019, a group of 18 Hong Kong graphic designers held an exhibition titled “Yellow Objects.”  The theme of the 18 finish-it-yourself posters was “Yellow object is ____________” where visitors were encouraged to fill in the blank themselves. “Yellow object” became an internet meme after a policeman was caught on a widely Read More
  • University of Minnesota’s China Center holds 40th anniversary gala

    University of Minnesota’s China Center holds 40th anniversary gala

    By Greg Hugh The China Center recently celebrated building bridges between the U.S. and China with an evening of festive food, entertainment and socializing at the McNamara Alumni Center Memorial Hall. The celebration began with a social hour with a guzheng performance by Jarrelle Barton.  The UMN Chinese Culture Club also made an appearance in Read More
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Congressional Gold Medal
The Citizens Coin Advisory Committee (CCAC) has recommended a design for the Congressional Gold Medal for Chinese American World War II veterans, Coin World reports.
Fall Tradition
The fall season brings many Minnesota traditions, old and new. Why not make fall a reason to celebrate Chinese culture, too?
Hong Kong
The answer to that million-dollar ques-tion is not black and white. As the saying goes, “It’s complicated.”
Being Chinese-ness
On the afternoon of March 31, the Chinese Heritage Foundation’s Sunday Tea Series presented photographer Wing Young Huie in a talk on his career and his new book, “Chinese-ness, The Meaning of Identity and the Nature of Belonging.”
STEM
Department of Justice targeting ethnic Chinese in economic espionage cases? If so, is such targeting justified, or does it represent yet another noxious instance of American authorities using racial or ethnic profiling? Is the government targeting Chinese people at all, or are ethnic Chinese just more likely to be caught up in economic espionage?
Chinese Street Food
Next time you visit China or any other country, make sure you seek out the street foods. Keep Bourdain’s street food spirit alive!
Hmong
One of five Peanuts characters that will be sent to the City of Changsha, Hunan Province, China.

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