In attempting to pay tribute to Chinese culture, filmmaker D.W. Griffith created several Orientalist images that have, unfortunately, stood the test of time. The ghost of Cheng Huan, and all he embodied, still haunts Asian American representation in the media today.
Just as it's important to me that my kids know that their stories and experiences are worth sharing, it's important to me that they are interested in hearing the stories of those they may not think they're immediately able to relate to.
Theresa Celebran Jones
January 8, 2014 - 12:08pm
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