Hansi Lo Wang appears in the following:
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Tyrus Wong's expressive paintings caught Walt Disney's eye and became the visual guide for Bambi. Born in China, Wong — now 104 — used forged papers to enter the U.S. under the Chinese Exclusion Act.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
An LGBT group carried its own banner for the first time ever in New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade Tuesday.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Iconic architecture, long a subject for academics and designers, is being explored with sound in a new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Some unauthorized immigrants who are parents of U.S. citizens and green-card holders are worried they may be forced to leave the U.S. because a court ruling has put a hold on their deportation relief.
Monday, February 23, 2015
A federal jury has found the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization liable for attacks that occurred in Israel more than a decade ago.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
A new year's tradition of wearing a new, custom-tailored outfit to celebrate the Lunar New Year is fading in Korean culture.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
According to some East Asian zodiacs, 2015 is the year of the sheep. Or is it the goat? Different cultures will give you a different answer for which animal symbolizes this Lunar New Year.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Unauthorized immigrants who entered the U.S. as children and have lived here since 2010 now wait to see what will happen to programs that were designed to temporarily protect them from deportation.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Four major retailers including Wal-Mart, Target, GNC and Walgreens are accused of selling mislabeled herbal supplements in New York. DNA tests by the state attorney general's office found that some store brand supplements do not contain the ingredients as advertised.
Monday, February 02, 2015
New York City is home to more than 700 languages including distinct "New Yorker" accents. A new exhibit examines how changes in the city's population are contributing to their decline.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Drexel University is taking a hands-on approach to redeveloping one of Philadelphia's poorest neighborhoods with a new center designed to serve not just students but mainly local residents.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Forecasters are tracking a winter storm that is moving across the Northeast. In many areas, officials declared emergencies and urged people to stay indoors for their own safety.
Sunday, January 18, 2015
A rare exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian explores the history of treaties between Native American nations and the U.S.
Monday, January 12, 2015
New York City launched the largest municipal ID program in the country on Monday. All New Yorkers age 14 and older may apply, regardless of immigration status.
Friday, January 02, 2015
Cleveland officials reportedly are in talks to hand over the investigation into the death of Tamir Rice to the county sheriff's office. The 12-year-old was killed while carrying a toy gun in November.
Thursday, January 01, 2015
In California, a law defines when "yes" means "yes" in an effort to reduce sexual assaults on college campuses. And in New York, residents are now required to recycle old electronics.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
President Obama said he thinks the U.S. is less racially divided today than when he first took office. Polls and research by social scientists show that Americans have mixed views on race relations.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
President Obama told NPR's Steve Inskeep that he thinks the U.S. is less racially divided today than when he first took office. Polls have tried for years to measure that divide, but it's not easy.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
An African-American boy, George Stinney Jr., who was executed in the killing of two young white girls has been exonerated, 70 years after he became the youngest person executed in the U.S.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Civil rights leaders and other activists are marching in Washington, D.C., following the shooting deaths of blacks by police officers. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to reporter Hansi Lo Wang on the scene.