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I like to think that the first nausea was a haunting visited upon me by my Sindhi Hindu ancestors, many of whom were seafaring merchants.
An Interview with Leah Silvieus about her collection Arabilis
"One thing I never expected to pick up from touring was my social justice activism—and I really dove into that world, of all places, at an anime convention." Here's an excerpt from Chapter 4 of Simon Tam's stereotype-flipping memoir on taking a fight all the way to the Supreme Court.
Even in the whirlwind you made sure to shelter us. You gave rise to a people that withstood.
I thought of all the other reasons, implications and annoyances that went with this strange business of changing my name.
One Muslim American's reaction to the terrorist attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand

Arts & Culture

"It’s against the rules to talk about the things that hurt me."
Review of Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee
An Interview with Leah Silvieus about her collection Arabilis
A Review of Picture Us in the Light by Kelly Loy Gilbert

News & Politics

Lynn, Massachusetts is home to the third-largest Cambodian American population in the country. 28-year old Cinda Danh could become their first Asian American city councilor.
"I often wonder what King Kalākaua would think of today ... How would he understand the observatories, set to study the heavens at the cost of the gods?" Contributor Madelyn McKeague walks us through the history that led to today's fight to protect the sacred site.
To understand her story, we have to go back to the beginning of Asian immigration exclusion.
Presidential candidate Andrew Yang presents an interesting case. Here's what you need to know.
Even in the whirlwind you made sure to shelter us. You gave rise to a people that withstood.
in Memes to Movements: How the World’s Most Viral Media is Changing Social Protest and Power by An Xiao Mina
From 1946 to 1958, the U.S. tested sixty-seven nuclear weapons in the Marshall Islands. Today, some who left dream of going home.

More Recent Posts

A Review of The Incendiaries by R.O. Kwon
Joyce Chen - November 18, 2018
“My mama says you’re a liar,” she said. “She said everything you told me was made-up. She’s goin’ to call your mama and tell her you’re making up stories.”
Katherine Min - November 8, 2018
An excerpt from THE KINSHIP OF SECRETS, a story of a family torn apart by the Korean War.
Eugenia Kim - November 6, 2018
Check out our profiles of three Asian American Candidates in Key Districts.
Karissa Chen - November 4, 2018
A former White House advisor in New Jersey is talking health care and taxes; Republicans say he’s “not one of us.”
Franny Choi - November 2, 2018
A tech innovator trying to modernize the nation’s economy in Arizona’s 6th District
Nancy Huang - October 29, 2018
An Air Force Veteran Fights for Health Care in a Key Texas Battleground
Franny Choi - October 24, 2018
Behind the scenes of Omoiyari, a musical film exploring the legacy of Japanese American incarceration.
Rebecca Rainof - October 22, 2018

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