Blog Archive: July 2015

Blog Archive: July 2015

Wake 'Em Up! Black & API Solidarity in the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

In April 2015, University of San Francisco (USF), in partnership with Hyphen, organized “Wake ‘Em Up! Explorations of Asian Pacific Islander Solidarity in the #BlackLivesMatter Movement" -- an event that brought together students, activists and artists to discuss ways the AAPI community can be meaningfully involved in this movement. Many young people were in attendance, excited and bristling with energy and ideas. Students fielded questions about the place of AAPIs in the fight for racial equality, and shared stories of different perspectives.

July Lit: Two Shorts by Jennifer J. Chow

We bring you two pieces of flash fiction by Jennifer J. Chow for July lit. The pieces, which examine immigrant and family life, are short but quietly affecting.

-- Karissa Chen, Fiction & Poetry Editor


I entered the room as it started shaking. The rollaway bed slid across the heaving floor. A naked light bulb swung on its chain in a trapeze arc.