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Chinatown NYC: Even Before Ai Weiwei Moved to New York, There Existed a Fighting Spirit Among Asian Americans in Manhattan’s Chinatown

Much to the dismay of the Chinese government, Ai Weiwei has become one of the most well-known artists and political activists in the world. Despite his confiscated passport and constant censorship, Ai has still managed to achieve a global presence and voice his sentiments on social injustices he’s witnessed and experienced. His works, many of which express frustration with his home country, are currently showing in Germany’s Martin-Gropius-Bau and the Brooklyn Museum. Ai’s prominence is a remarkable accomplishment for both Chinese activists and even the…….. read more