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Beauty has a language all its own, and every culture speaks a different dialect. In Taiwan, my temporary home, navigating the impossible beauty standards can feel as dangerous as weathering the typhoon season. 

Yue Sherry Yuan | Tue, Oct 28th- 11:05am | Health, Race & Culture, Community, Culture, Race

Jeff Chang's Who We Be spans the career of American multiculturalism over the past fifty years.

Chris Fan | Tue, Oct 21st- 9:44am | Can't Stop, Jeff Chang, Who We Be, Won't Stop, Books Section, Culture, Race, Reviews, Social Issues, Social Justice

Vishavjit Singh, creator of the popular Sikhtoons, shares a story and cartoon about complicated identities.

Vishavjit Singh | Mon, Sep 29th- 9:32am | Art & Design, Comics, Community, Culture, Essay, News & Politics, Race

Hyphen columnist Theresa Celebran Jones considers how to help her children recognize injustice and stand in solidarity with others.

Theresa Celebra... | Tue, Sep 2nd- 8:56am | Blogger Column, kids, solidarity, Community, News & Politics, Parenthood, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

Artists at Play, a Los Angeles-based theatre collective, seeks to increase visibility of Asian American actors, artists, and playwrights.

Nicole Soojung ... | Fri, Aug 22nd- 10:31am | Community, Culture, Performing Arts, Race

Patrick Rosal writes on the United States' violent roles in the Philippine-American War and at home in Ferguson.

Patrick Rosal | Wed, Aug 20th- 6:24am | Essay, History, News & Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

Akemi Johnson considers the legacy of internment within her family.

Akemi Johnson | Thu, Aug 14th- 7:05am | Community, Culture, Diaspora, Essay, History, Race

2015 marks the 110th anniversary of the birth of Anna May Wong.

Dan Morey | Wed, Aug 27th- 1:58pm | Asians in film, dragon lady, Hollywood, stereotypes, Culture, Film, History, Performing Arts, Race

Hyphen's Joyce Chen interviewed Patrick Epino, Stephen Dypiangco, Phil Yu, and Aaron Takahashi about the film Awesome Asian Bad Guys.

Joyce Chen | Wed, Aug 27th- 1:51pm | Q+A, Community, Culture, Film, Race

Are AAPI servicemen and women expected to serve as Americans, or serve to become Americans?

Jenny Lee | Wed, Aug 27th- 1:50pm | citizenship, military, Community, Diaspora, History, Immigration, News & Politics, Race, Social Issues

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