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

Lisa Lee | Sun, Jan 5th- 4:43pm | 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- 1:31pm | 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- 12:25pm | 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- 10:34am | 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- 4:38pm | 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- 11:31am | Blogger Column, Social Justice

A San Francisco lawyer is representing Iraqi refugees in a lawsuit against the Bush Administration over the Iraq War.

Justine Lee | Wed, Jun 26th- 5:29pm | George W. Bush, Iraq, Justice, Legal, Activism, Diaspora, News & Politics, Politics, Social Justice

Today would've been David's 15th birthday. To commemorate his birthday, Hyphen Magazine has created an online memorial, which includes a letter from the Phan family, a gallery of letters from classmates and teachers, and a request...

Terry K Park | Mon, May 20th- 4:22pm | bullying, David Phan, queer, Vietnamerica, Activism, Community, Culture, Diaspora, Immigration, News & Politics, Photography, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

In a Hawaiian-only prison in Arizona, getting in touch with their roots is one way inmates get by.

Toshio Meronek | Mon, Apr 8th- 1:10pm | arizona, CCA, Corrections Corporation of America, Delbert Wakinekona, Hawaii, Issue 26, Saguaro Prison, Activism, Culture, Diaspora, History, Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

With Congress set to debate immigration legislation in early April, the stakes are huge for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants who currently live in the U.S. An entire network of non-profits have teamed up to push...

Lin Yang | Fri, Apr 5th- 2:32pm | Congress, reform, Activism, Community, Diaspora, Immigration, News & Politics, Politics, Social Justice

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