Chinese Historical Society of NE Annual Dinner

Chinese Historical Society of New England annual dinner Boston

The Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE) annual meeting and dinner is just a few weeks away—Wednesday, September 24—at China Pearl restaurant in Boston.   This year, CHSNE will be honoring Boston Dragon Boat Festival, Inc for its 35-year dedication to promoting and sharing a Chinese tradition on the Charles River, across New England […]

Jon Stewart’s Best Rant Ever. Because Ferguson.

Jon Stewart's Best Rant Ever

“If, after watching this, you are still thinking to yourself, “Being black can’t be that much harder,” here are some questions for you. Then, as a favor to me, I’d love it if you shared this. I’d owe you one.” Jon Stewart: “Race is there and it is a constant. You’re tired of hearing about […]

Chinese Historical Society of New England Events

John Kuo Wei (Jack) Tchen

SAVE THE DATE! – CHSNE Annual Meeting & Dinner Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 6:00 pm China Pearl, 9 Tyler Street, Boston Featuring Boston Dragon Boat Festival/Sojourner Award Celebrating 35 years of promoting and sharing a Chinese tradition on the Charles River, across New England and beyond. John Kuo Wei (Jack) Tchen/Guest Speaker Co-founder and senior […]

New Opera Immortalizes Tragedy of Chinese-American Soldier

New Opera Immortalizes Tragedy of Chinese-American Soldier

A Foreigner in His Own Country “Why are Asian Americans disproportionately targeted for abuse? A harmonic convergence of factors. There’s the perception — and in some cases, the reality — of the “nerd” stereotype. The trinity of social awkwardness, physical frailty and academic overachievement has always served as a magnet for bullies. There’s the rising tide of […]

KuumUnity Performing at NNHS

KuumUnity will be performing at Newton North High School.  They will perform the music of the African diaspora, negro spirituals, and gospels. KuumUnity Collaborations was created by Sheldon K. X. Reid, who is the director of the Kuumba Singers of Harvard College, and of the Jubilee Singers of Newton North High School. Newton North High School […]

NNHS Alum Liesl Tommy Wins OBIE for Directing!

Liesl Tommy

Congrats to Newton North High School’s own Liesl Tommy who won an OBIE for directing! Liesl Tommy on Directing APPROPRIATE from Signature Theatre on Vimeo. Liesl Tommy won a directing Obie for “Appropriate.” The Obies, which honor work Off Broadway and Off Off Broadway, were presented by The Village Voice in a ceremony at Webster Hall. From the […]

Institutional Racism in Schools and Workplaces

How To Have An Informed Conversation About Racism In America Without Sounding Racist Racism in the United States continues to be a huge problem, especially because so many people refuse to acknowledge that it exists, but do you ever think maybe that’s because the media focuses too much on the wrong kinds of racism? How […]

College Scholarships for Chinese Americans

Chinese Historic Society of New England /J.S. Waterman & Sons-Warning-Langone 2014 Scholarship

Chinese Historic Society of New England /J.S. Waterman & Sons-Warning-Langone 2014 Scholarship Two scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors of Chinese ancestry entering a New England college this fall. Each scholarship is $500 per year (renewable for 3 additional years.)  Criteria for Eligibility: Chinese ancestry Resident of a city or town in Eastern Massachusetts […]

FREE Boston Area Photography Workshops

FREE Boston Area Photography Workshops

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center “A Day in the Life of Asian Pacific America”  presents FREE Boston Area Workshops with photographers Todd Lee Xiaotong Duan and Christopher Huang! Register here Like to take photos or videos? Learn how you can honor the 145th anniversary of the Golden Spike—ceremonial joining of the transcontinental railroad, which excluded Chinese Railroad workers. Register for […]

Where are You From? Trying to figure out what kind of Asian you are

Has anyone ever asked you where are you from trying to figure out what kind of Asian you are? This hilarious video by Ken Tanaka turns it on end. This video got 5 million views the first month it went up. Guess I’m not the only person who finds this question so annoying.