Blog Archive: June 2012

Blog Archive: June 2012

Politics: Discussing South Asians in Politics with Congressional Candidate Chivikula

Assemblyman Upendra Chivikula holds the title of being the first Indian American in the New Jersey state legislature and the fourth Indian American to be elected to a state legislature. Now he has his sights set on Congress.

The People's Artist: Senbei at Hyphen Generations 25/10 Celebration

In anticipation of our 25th Issue/10th Anniversary celebration, Hyphen talks with musician, scholar, educator, and community leader Senbei a.k.a. Colin Ehara, who will be performing at Hyphen's Generations: 25/10 bash on June 30 in San Francisco.

Senbei answered some questions over email about how his relationship to hip-hop began, how he perceives his role as an Asian American hip-hop artist, and who and what inspires him.