Hyphen magazine - Asian American arts, culture, and politics


When Sharon Chang tells her son that he is Asian and mixed-race, she's trying to help him understand what it means to be multiracial and a person of color in America.

Sharon H. Chang | Tue, Jul 22nd- 7:04am | Justice, Culture, Essay, Parenthood, Race

Miki Gao shares her personal reflection about the intersection of faith and culture in her life, and why one doesn't make the other any less important.

Miki Gao | Fri, Jul 18th- 7:08am | Community, Culture, Essay, Race

Sarah Ha writes about some of the educational barriers facing AAPI communities and lists organizations you can join to help advocate for students.

Sarah Ha | Thu, Jul 17th- 5:41am | Education, Community, Race, Social Issues, University/Academics

With the exception of vibrant overseas dance communities in China and South Korea, Asian Americans like myself are a definite minority in the U.S. Because of small numbers, this might be why most dancers assume we’re from “out of town.” ...

Yue Sherry Yuan | Fri, Jun 27th- 11:16am | Community, Culture, Performing Arts, Race

The ETS and the College Board approved, printed, and distributed a racist commemorative t-shirt at this year's AP World History exam grading in Salt Lake City.

Hannah Kim | Sat, Jun 28th- 11:24am | Education, History, Race, University/Academics

Diane Fujino, author of Yuri Kochiyama's biography Heartbeat of Struggle, shares memories of her longtime friend and mentor -- and why Yuri's vision remains as vital as ever.

Diane C. Fujino | Thu, Jun 19th- 9:57am | Diane Fujino, Yuri Kochiyama, Activism, Community, History, Race, Social Justice

Rachel Rostad spoke with author Grace Jung about her new novel, Deli Ideology.

Rachel Rostad | Tue, Jun 17th- 2:14pm | Books Section, Community, Culture, Fiction, Race

The first time I heard about Danny Chen, I thought, “Not another Vincent Chin.” Chen, 19, was the target of racial abuse and attacks by his fellow soldiers, while their superiors in the Army turned a blind eye.

Winnie Tam Hung | Fri, Jun 13th- 3:58pm | Community, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

This past weekend we lost legendary organizer and activist Yuri Kochiyama. Mr. Hyphen 2013 Sean Miura reflects on her legacy.

Sean Miura | Mon, Jun 2nd- 4:16pm | Activism, Community, History, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

Timothy Tau talks with film director Steven J. Kung about his film A Leading Man, screening next week at the Dances with Film Festival in L.A.

Timothy Tau | Fri, May 30th- 11:47am | Culture, Film, Film Festivals, Media, Race

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