Wendy Cheng | KCET
Wendy Cheng is a writer, photographer, and assistant professor of American Studies at Scripps College. She is the author of The Chang's Next Door to the Díazes: Remapping Race in Suburban California (University of Minnesota Press, 2013) and coauthor and photographer of A People's Guide to Los Angeles (University of California Press, 2012). Her essays and articles have appeared in publications including American Quarterly, Journal of Urban History, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. Cheng is a past recipient of the Dorothea Lange Fellowship for documentary photography and the George Peabody Gardner Traveling Fellowship.
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“L.A. is a city of immigrants,” we constantly say, and are told. This is true, to a degree. But by saying this, what is not being said? Who are imagined to be immigrants, and who are not?
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An ancestral home of the indigenous Gabrielino/Tongva people, San Gabriel Valley today is the largest majority Latina/o and Asian American region in the U.S.