Wednesday, January 18th 2023
By Minghuang Wang
On October 24th, 2022, Anna May Wong (January 3, 1905 - February 3, 1961) became the first Asian American to appear on the US quarter coin. She was also the first Chinese American film star in Hollywood.
Added the year to be specific for this monumental time!
Minghuang Wang is a 1.25 generation immigrant from China raised in New York City. He studies Social Work and International Affairs at Skidmore College. He found writing as an engaging way to discover himself and the world around him. When he's not writing, he could be found wandering through the bustling city or photographing lives and objects. Minghuang received Honorable Mention for the Ruth and Burt Schlesinger Award of Poetry, sponsored by the 92NY Christopher Lightfoot Walker Literature Project in 2019.