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History of Chinese Americans in Massachusetts

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Barrow-Murray, Barbara White, Conrad Moore, Melvin Yang, Eileen Sampedro, Eric Fletcher, Leah Valdes, Mario Hart, Tanya

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In this clip Barbara Barrow speaks with May Ling Tong, Director of the Chinese American Civic Association in Boston, about the history of Chinese people in the Greater Boston area, starting with migration from the West Coast around 1875. Overall in the program, host Barbara Barrow speaks with May Ling Tong, Director of the Chinese American Civic Association in Boston, about the history of Chinese people in Boston and the "myths" held by non-Chinese Americans about the mental health and social service needs of the Chinese community. Additional segments include the "Say Brother News" with Eric Sampedro and Leah Fletcher, the "Third World Connection" (about the genealogical connection between the Africans and Chinese), a film review of Pipe Dreams by arts critic Tanya Hart, and the "Community Calendar." Produced by Barbara Barrow. Directed by Conrad White.
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