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Whether to fundraise, bring awareness to the rescue of North Korean refugees or help build the first secondary school in Lenana, Kenya, Eddie Lee knows how to make viral videos that captivate the public.

Angela Pang | Wed, May 9th- 1:12pm | President Obama, Q+A, social media, video, youtube, Activism, Issue 24: Survival - Winter 2011, Q+A, Media

Occupy Wall Street isn't as white or privileged or [insert flimsy excuse] as you think it is. All kinds of people are playing a role -- both in the spectacle and behind the scenes.

Tammy Kim | Wed, Jan 25th- 3:25pm | occupy wall street, Race, Activism, Social Justice

Talking Back

Alison Roh Park was 14 the first time she saw a man masturbating across from her on the subway. Another time, a group of drunk white men obstructed her path outside a bar and asked for a massage. “Men will explicitly refer to me as ‘China Doll...

Nicole Wong | Fri, May 4th- 3:30pm | Chai Shenoy, hollaback, Lazy Susan, public street harassment, Activism, Gender, Issue 24: Survival - Winter 2011, Race, Sex, Social Issues

Medical Malpractice?

Writer Catherine A. Traywick

Jane Sandoval can’t speak a lick of Tagalog — her parents made sure of that. “There’s no excuse for you to not speak well. You were born here,” her father used to tell his children, often punctuating this...

Catherine A Traywick | Tue, Apr 23rd- 12:24pm | Activism, Feature, Issue 24: Survival - Winter 2011, Health & Environment, Race, Social Justice

In the Face of Bullying

Writer: Helen I. Hwang

On a cold December day in 2009, just weeks before Christmas, 15-year-old Trang Dang was walking home from school with her sister and eight friends, all recent Vietnamese immigrants. Also part of their group: the...

Helen I. Hwang | Mon, May 14th- 11:59pm | Activism, Feature, Issue 24: Survival - Winter 2011, Immigration, News & Politics, Race, Social Issues

Corky Lee
The People’s...

Judy Lei | Mon, Oct 31st- 10:00pm | Activism, Community, Feature, Issue 23: Bittersweet - Spring 2011, History, Photography, Profiles, Social Justice

Chinese American union workers join the San Francisco leg of the Occupy Wall Street protests.

New America Media | Fri, Dec 16th- 1:40pm | chinese americans, occupy wall street, san francisco, Activism, Community, News & Politics, Politics

A South Asian participant at Occupy Wall Street describes racial privilege at the protests.

Hena Ashraf | Fri, Dec 16th- 1:28pm | hena ashraf, occupy wall street, Activism, News & Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

New America Media hears from both the Orange County DA office and a lead defense attorney for the Irvine 11 -- found guilty last week on misdemeanor counts -- on the outcome of the case.

New America Media | Thu, Sep 29th- 10:24am | free speech, irvine 11, Activism, News & Politics, Social Issues, University/Academics

Fish-chopping Asian ladies as a backdrop for luxury accomodations and exotic locales? Help us deconstruct this Conrad Hotels print campaign.

Ian Wang | Mon, Jan 30th- 12:39am | conrad hotels, Activism, Culture, Essay, News & Politics, Social Issues

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