Join us this May as we celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month! Check out the resources we have compiled below to learn more about how Asian-American and Pacific Islander Americans have enriched America’s history.
Thursday, 5/27/2021 6:00 pm
Join us for a Virtual Film Screening of Far East Deep South followed by Q&A with the film producers and local historians.
Charles Chiu and his family’s search for their roots takes them on an eye-opening journey through the Mississippi Delta, uncovering their lost family history and the racially complex experience of Chinese immigrants in the segregated South. With the help of local residents and historians, this Chinese American family comprehends the impact of race-based immigration policies on their family and the symbiotic relationship between Black and Chinese communities during the Jim Crow era.