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I know this sounds like a hyperbolic way of speaking. Believe me, I wish it were.
A review of Mulan Before the Sword by Grace Lin
A Review of The War On Normal People: The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future by Andrew Yang
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.

News & Politics

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.
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.

More Recent Posts

David Mura discusses his new book and how writers of color can avoid the pitfalls of self-exotification.
Zahir Janmohamed - January 17, 2019
We've got a special treat for you this new year! Follow June Kim's comic series Kimjang Day over four installments, released here every Friday. 
June Kim - January 11, 2019
The Woo-Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug Raids, Demons, and My Crazy Chinese Family will make you feel like your family is kind of boring.
Lindsay Wong - January 9, 2019
"I am sitting on the carpet of my childhood home, wondering if it is possible to miss someone I have never met."
Lorraine Chuen - January 6, 2019
Hyphen staff share some of their favorite Asian American movies, books, cultural moments, and more.
Karissa Chen - December 31, 2018
Grandpa drafted a blueprint for the treehouse when the cold shut us in and curved our bodies around steaming dinner dishes. 
Liana Fu - December 7, 2018
Wong Fu Production's latest short features the production company's first lead LGBTQ characters. We sat down with Alice Tsui, one of the lead actresses, and asked her a few questions.  
Kelley Still - December 6, 2018

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