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From Starbucks to Quickly’s bubble tea, NYC Chinatown storefronts are getting a major makeover to match the upscaling of the previously working-class neighborhood.

Winnie Tam Hung | Mon, Apr 21st- 2:12pm | Community, Culture, Social Issues, Social Justice

What can we do to help improve the lives of the millions of “invisible” AAPI elderly in the U.S.?

Jenny Lee | Thu, May 22nd- 1:54pm | AAPI elderly, Community, Culture, Diaspora, Health & Environment, Immigration, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

Dang, what’s happening over there at UCLA? Another racist, sexist anonymous letter has arrived at UCLA’s Asian American Studies Center.

Abigail Licad | Thu, Mar 13th- 10:39am | Racist Flyers, UCLA, Activism, Community, News & Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice, University/Academics

"What I learned from Mandela was that hatred and resentment only poison your own mind, not your enemy’s."

Sonny Le | Thu, Feb 6th- 2:42pm | Community, Culture, Diaspora, Social Justice

Former Hyphen publisher Lisa Lee reflects on her childhood years spent in South Africa.

Lisa Lee | Sun, Jan 5th- 5:43pm | apartheid, Lisa Lee, Nelson Mandela, social justice, technology, Community, Culture, Diaspora, Essay, News & Politics, Social Justice

Hyphen blogger S. Nadia Hussain wrestles with the effectiveness of education and advocacy to reduce hate crimes, when we're still faced with a barrage of anti-Muslim stereotypes in media and public discourse.

Nadia Hussain | Mon, Dec 16th- 2:31pm | Activism, Culture, Social Issues, Social Justice

Today's NFL game between the Washington Redskins and the Oakland Raiders may be an opportunity to bring about change. Ling Woo Liu of Asian Americans Advancing Justice is one of several voices advocating to get rid of the Redskins...

Anonymous | Sun, Sep 29th- 1:25pm | NFL, Oakland Raiders, Pekin Chinks, Washington Redskins, Culture, History, News & Politics, Race, Social Justice, Sports, TV

Miss Saigon is a musical about Vietnamese women, who are all victims in need of rescue from the Third World. It is a musical about the inherent goodness of flawed white men. Vietnamese men are all abusive, sexist assholes who are so...

Bao Phi | Thu, Oct 3rd- 11:34am | Activism, Performing Arts, Race, Social Justice

How does one respond to a racist, sexist troll -- without feeding that troll?   

Terry K Park | Mon, Sep 2nd- 5:38pm | Activism, Community, Culture, Gender, Media, Music, Politics, Social Issues, Social Justice

July has been a depressing month for America, but there is light to be found on Youtube.

Theresa Celebra... | Fri, Aug 2nd- 12:31pm | Blogger Column, Social Justice

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