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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

“We have some good news and some bad news."
"He had left his country in haste and hope, and didn’t want to taste the regret..."
"It’s against the rules to talk about the things that hurt me."
Review of Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee

News & Politics

The roots of Indian America's conservative politics — and how other Indian diasporas may point to possible alternatives.
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

More Recent Posts

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
On Nicole Chung’s memoir All You Can Ever Know, Storytelling, Adoption and Finding Community
Leah Silvieus - September 22, 2018
Michael Seidlinger is the author of My Pet Serial Killer
Jimin Han - September 21, 2018

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