Hyphen co-founder Chris Fan discusses the consequences of social media journalism after internet users misidentified missing Brown University student Sunil Tripathi as the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.
The idea of the “Asian American” was born in the '60s with Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and her Third Worldist comrades. Now she stands as a sobering reminder of what a movement like Occupy risks becoming as time wears on.
At one point in our interview, seemingly apropos of nothing, Leland Yee says to me, “I’ve seen everything.”
I had no reason to doubt him.
The self-described "infamous" Asian American Studies major has his eyes set on the San Francisco mayor's office.