Hyphen magazine - Asian American arts, culture, and politics


Activist Ju Hong shares the story of his return visit to South Korea.

Ju Hong | Fri, Jul 11th- 6:39am | Activism, Community, Immigration, Mr. Hyphen, Social Issues, Social Justice

The Supreme Court's recent ruling threatens clinic buffer zones and women's access to health care.

Nadia Hussain | Thu, Jul 3rd- 10:33am | Buffer zone laws, Planned Parenthood, Community, Gender, News & Politics, Politics, Social Issues, Social Justice

Sarah Ha writes about some of the educational barriers facing AAPI communities and lists organizations you can join to help advocate for students.

Sarah Ha | Wed, Jul 2nd- 6:31pm | Education, Community, Race, Social Issues, University/Academics

Two new anthologies have become examples of community uniting during tragedy and through the strength of literature.

Melissa Sipin | Thu, Jul 3rd- 10:22pm | haiyan, Poetry, Typhoon Yolanda, Books Section, Community, Diaspora, Fiction, Reviews

With the exception of vibrant overseas dance communities in China and South Korea, Asian Americans like myself are a definite minority in the U.S. Because of small numbers, this might be why most dancers assume we’re from “out of town.” ...

Yue Sherry Yuan | Fri, Jun 27th- 11:16am | Community, Culture, Performing Arts, Race

Diane Fujino, author of Yuri Kochiyama's biography Heartbeat of Struggle, shares memories of her longtime friend and mentor -- and why Yuri's vision remains as vital as ever.

Diane C. Fujino | Thu, Jun 19th- 9:57am | Diane Fujino, Yuri Kochiyama, Activism, Community, History, Race, Social Justice

Rachel Rostad spoke with author Grace Jung about her new novel, Deli Ideology.

Rachel Rostad | Tue, Jun 17th- 2:14pm | Books Section, Community, Culture, Fiction, Race

Hyphen staff share memories, interview excerpts, and reflections on the legacy of this deeply generous, fiercely dedicated, and dearly beloved leader.

Hyphen | Thu, Jun 12th- 4:40pm | hyphen, RIP, social justice, Yuri Kochiyama, Community, Profiles, Social Justice

The first time I heard about Danny Chen, I thought, “Not another Vincent Chin.” Chen, 19, was the target of racial abuse and attacks by his fellow soldiers, while their superiors in the Army turned a blind eye.

Winnie Tam Hung | Fri, Jun 13th- 3:58pm | Community, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

This past weekend we lost legendary organizer and activist Yuri Kochiyama. Mr. Hyphen 2013 Sean Miura reflects on her legacy.

Sean Miura | Mon, Jun 2nd- 4:16pm | Activism, Community, History, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

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