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"What I learned from Mandela was that hatred and resentment only poison your own mind, not your enemy’s."

Sonny Le | December 16, 2013 - 5:08pm

This year, if you’re throwing the festivities for home or office, you might just want to listen to more than Mariah’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” on repeat. 

Tanwi Nandini Islam | December 16, 2013 - 7:52am

Another holiday season, another reason for endless fashion decisions. Hyphen is here to the rescue, and as an org committed to social justice, the outfit de rigueur this year is definitely socially- and eco-conscious. 

Justine Lee | December 15, 2013 - 3:32am

Former Hyphen publisher Lisa Lee reflects on her childhood years spent in South Africa.

Lisa Lee | December 13, 2013 - 8:00am

Lorde, the New Zealand wunderkind who released her debut Pure Heroine this year, with smash-hit single “Royals,” is caught in a crosshairs for doing the unthinkable:

Dating an Asian guy.

Tanwi Nandini Islam | December 12, 2013 - 1:15pm

For December, we bring you Phong Nguyen's short story "Ho Chi Minh in Harlem" from his collection PAGES FROM THE TEXTBOOK OF ALTERNATE HISTORY.

Phong Nguyen | December 9, 2013 - 2:06pm

Scratch the surface of every author, especially those who write for children, and you’ll find a former child booknerd. The kids who escaped their lives in piles of lovingly thumbed-through books. I was that kid. Lydia Kang and Ellen Oh were also that kid.

Maurene Goo | December 5, 2013 - 8:37pm

After 22 days, the compelling "Fast for Families" action for immigration reform garners support by the thousands.


Nadia Hussain | December 3, 2013 - 5:26pm

'Tis the season to give! And to share some holiday cheer and direct good karma your way, Hyphen's Food & Agriculture Editor Nina Fallenbaum Ichikawa writes to you, dear Hyphen readers, about how you can help keep Asian America's only print and online mag going strong. Thank you for your continued support -- there's no way we could do it without you! 

December 3, 2013 - 2:56am

Aman Sethi’s non-fiction book, A Free Man: A True Story of Life and Death in Delhi, is a journalistic work that explores the life of one of those thousands of nameless workers who are a part of India’s growth story.

Mosarrap Hossain Khan | November 28, 2013 - 1:44am
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