Hansi Lo Wang

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The Chinese 'Paper Son' Who Inspired The Look Of Disney's 'Bambi'

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.


First Gay Group Marches In NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade

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.


Museum Asks Visitors To Listen To New York's Buildings

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.


Immigrants Worry They'll Face Deportation After Deferred Action Delay

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.


U.S. Federal Jury Finds PA And PLO Liable For Israel Attacks

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.


Korean Tailors Try To Keep The Lunar New Year Hanbok Ritual Alive

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.


Whatever Floats Your Goat: The 2015 Lunar New Year Animal Is Up For Debate

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.


Judge's Decision Leaves Immigrants In Legal Limbo

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.


New York Attorney General Targets Mislabeled Herbal Supplements

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.


Fuggedabout It: New York Accent On Its Way Out, Linguists Say

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.


University Re-Imagines Town And Gown Relationship In Philadelphia

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.


Northeast Hunkers Down As Snow Storm Hits

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.


Broken Promises On Display At Native American Treaties Exhibit

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.


New York City ID Could Open Up Doors — And Privacy Concerns

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.


Outside Agency Expected To Probe Cleveland Police Shooting

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.


New Year Brings New Batch Of Laws On Chickens, Recycling And Consent

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.


Fact Checking Obama's Assessment On Race

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.


Whites More Optimistic Than Blacks On Race Relations In The U.S.

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.


S.C. Judge Rules 1944 Execution Of 14-Year-Old Boy Was Wrong

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.


Activists Gather On Washington Mall To Protest Police Violence

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.