The State of Things
12:00 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Bruce Lee Brings Together Black and Asian-American Audiences

Beyond The Chinese Connection Contemporary Afro-Asian Cultural Production
Credit / University of Mississippi Press


In the 1970s, Kung Fu movies took America by storm and Bruce Lee became a household name.  Lee turned into an unexpected icon for African-American audiences, and his image especially resonated with black males.

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10:15 am
Thu April 5, 2012

Chapel Hill Schools May Cut Chinese Program

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro school system is considering eliminating one of its most iconic academic programs. A report commissioned by the district recommends eliminating the Chinese dual-language emersion program.

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