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A Conversation with K-Ming Chang
A Review of Wild Geese Sorrow by Jeffrey Thomas Leong
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Texts to further an understanding of Black-Filipino connectons
Buffalo Soldiers - 24th Infantry
"Reflection, inquiry, a reimagining of the self, especially in relation to other folks — that is the beginning of love. And love is at the center of all justice."
A resource list for the Asian American community to do our part in dismantling anti-Black racism.
A conversation with sociologist Pawan Dhingra

Arts & Culture

Lauren Yee and Chay Yew
On the telling of a singular story, the best music no one has ever heard and the future of Asian American theater
A production shot of five members of a band, their arms raised and pointed to the sky
A look at the play's last performance before New York City's theaters went dark
A Conversation with K-Ming Chang
"Your mother catches you. Calls you yeppuh, beautiful, which startles you, and then she remarks that ramen will give you fat hips."
Asian Americans PBS Documentary Graphic
On inclusion and American myth in the PBS documentary Asian Americans
Book Review of Green Lantern Legacy by Minh Lê

News & Politics

A resource list for the Asian American community to do our part in dismantling anti-Black racism.
From meal services to infosheets and masks, organizations are stepping up to help Koreatown's OG residents
A message and list of resources courtesy of our network organization, AACRE 
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.

More Recent Posts

Recently, the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, in partnership with AARP, along with help from partnering organization Kundiman, unveiled a digital exhibition entitled "A Day in the Queer Life of Asian Pacific America." The digital exhibition is comprised of five different components — two of which have already been partially released.
Kelley Still - June 21, 2019
I thought of all the other reasons, implications and annoyances that went with this strange business of changing my name.
Yurina Yoshikawa - June 10, 2019
On May 29, Netflix released its latest original, Always Be My Maybe, which stars comedic forces Ali Wong and Randall Park. The romantic comedy features Wong as a celebrity chef and Park as her childhood sweetheart, whom she reunites with after many years. Hyphen was thrilled to get a chance to speak with the stars about their writing process and about being Asian American in the entertainment industry.
Kelley Still - June 10, 2019
 A Review of The Souls of Yellow Folk by Wesley Yang
Joyce Chen - June 7, 2019
Next month marks five years since the inception of Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality (AACRE), which is a network comprised of 11 organizations fighting for justice through an intersectional lens. AACRE works with Asian, South Asian, Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander refugees, immigrants, LGBTQ, incarcerated folks, artists, faith leaders, survivors and more! AACRE’s work has allowed them to reimagine a vision of liberation that is inclusive and intersectional. The five-year anniversary celebration is a momentous occasion, and AACRE will be celebrating their work with a Party for Justice on June 7 at 9:00 pm in San Francisco at the Westin St. Francis on Union Square. Buy tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/party-for-justice-aacre-5th-year-anniversar...
Kelley Still - May 31, 2019

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