Arts & Culture

An attractive young Asian-American woman poses seductively, lying on her front, with manicured hands folded across her chest.
The Chinatown Nightclub Dancer Who Helped Squash Asian Stereotypes
Mary Mammon worked as one of the first chorus girls at Forbidden City, America's first Chinese nightclub.
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