Watch 'The Sweetest Sound' in Duluth, Minnesota
We'll be bringing the acclaimed documentary The Sweetest Sound out of the POV archive on Wednesday, October 19, 2011, for a screening at the Office of Civic Engagement in Duluth, Minnesota. How Common Is Your Last Name?
In 1990, my last name — the prosaic-in-China but seemingly obscure-in-America “Xu” — was the 10,540th most common name in America. In 2000, my last name had made an incredible leap — it climbed more than 7,000 spots to become the 2,701st most common name in America. What a difference a decade makes! How common […]