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Dragon Ladies

By Mike Hong | August 11, 2017 | Open City

They had to endure racial and gender injustices. But these three are now the faces of the growing political clout of Asian American women.

From Prison Chaplain
to Imprisoned Chaplain

By April Xu | July 14, 2017 | Open City

One moment he was ministering to Muslim prisoners at Guantanamo. The next, he was arrested, detained and threatened with execution.

When the First Generation Dies

By Roja Heydarpour | June 29, 2017 | Open City

Faced with the sudden death of a loved one, Muslim immigrants — after a secular lifetime in America — cross this final frontier of assimilation.

The Ice Cream That Never Melts

By Rong Xiaoqing | June 26, 2017 | Open City

This Chinatown ice cream shop refuses to melt, despite pressure from past gang violence and heat from present gentrification debates.

The Battle for Chinatown

By Rong Xiaoqing | June 2, 2017 | Open City

Two contending schools of thought on rezoning continue to divide Chinatown. And the neighborhood might be running out of time.

Stumping for Trump

By Mike Hong | May 10, 2017 | Open City

They are not non-college, white, working-class men, but they campaigned and voted for Trump.

Collateral Damage

By Sarah K. Khan | April 25, 2017 | Open City

“Surviving Surveillance, Catering to America”: A mother copes with the unjust arrest and incarceration of her son.

The First Chinatown on the East Coast

By April Xu | April 7, 2017 | Open City

Several Chinese workers who helped build the Central Pacific Railroad found refuge in Belleville, NJ.

Wall to Wall

By Rong Xiaoqing | February 21, 2017 | Open City

Why Donald Trump is so wrong about comparing his planned U.S. border wall with the Great Wall of China.

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