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Community & Social

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

"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
An Interview with Leah Silvieus about her collection Arabilis

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

Representation for its own sake may do more harm than good.
Ari Laurel - September 6, 2018
Rochelle was different. She could hardly make a move that wasn’t interesting. 
Steven Hahn - September 5, 2018
"A Week After the Funeral" and "Waiting for the Bus"
Nghiem Tran - September 4, 2018
The Division of Social Sciences has some concerns for these Crazy Rich Asians.
Clara Tokunaga - August 22, 2018
How do issues of race, gender and community intersect with sexual harassment? Who is being left out of the conversation? What issues are being overlooked?
Karissa Chen - August 15, 2018
An interview with Craig Perez by Arvin Temkar
Arvin Temkar - August 10, 2018

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