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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

Asian Pacific Americans of Conscience is urging the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles to reconsider their rejection of Troy Davis's clemency petition. Davis faces execution tonight, September 21, at 7:00 pm.

New America Media | Wed, Sep 21st- 11:47am | asian pacific americans of conscience, clemency petition, death penalty, troy davis, Activism, Community, News & Politics

Want to see more Asian American faces in the mainstream media? Here are three great Asian American film projects that could use your support.

Victoria Yue | Mon, Aug 8th- 12:35pm | Diary of the Dragon, the Two Percent Project, Uploaded: The Asian American Movement, youtube, Activism, Community, Culture, Film, Media, Music, Performing Arts

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