American cultural revolution articles
American Revolution patriots to be rememberedNine patriots of the American Revolution will be honored during a ceremony at Samuels Lutheran Church Cemetery in Somerset Township on May 27. Sons of the American Revolution Great Glades Chapter members will place wreaths by their graves and read biographies of each person. The 2 p.m. event is open to the public. “We feel it’s our obligation and, really, duty to honor …
'American Born Chinese' and the Limits of Cultural RepresentationBefore the May premiere of his American Born Chinese TV series on Disney+, and following Oscar wins for the movie and actors in Everything Everywhere All At Once, the TV show’s executive producer Kelvin Yu celebrated the strides Asian Americans have made in the film industry at the South by Southwest Festival. I watched as […]
Celebrating bilingual Chinese American culture through literacyViewGrowing up as a Chinese American immigrant in New Jersey, Ran Wei Baker tried really hard to adapt to American culture. English is her second language, and she had to learn the language of her new country while maintaining her native Mandarin.Even though Baker was only 6 years old when she immigrated to America, her parents instilled in her that she should know her mother tongue, taking her to libraries and Chinese book stores. When Baker’s own daughter Lily was born in 2020, she wanted to...