Hyphen magazine - Asian American arts, culture, and politics


What’s in a name? Taking a closer look at how US census boxes have dealt with change -- and inspired controversy.

Nicole Wong | Wed, Nov 9th- 1:12am | 2010 Census, NHOPI, population data, Community, Culture, News & Politics, Politics, Race

A South Asian participant at Occupy Wall Street describes racial privilege at the protests.

Hena Ashraf | Fri, Dec 16th- 1:28pm | hena ashraf, occupy wall street, Activism, News & Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

When an event begins with something like, “Yes, it’s meant to be racist and discriminatory,” you can probably guess that some people are going to be upset. That’s exactly what UC Berkeley’s Campus Republicans did with their...

Victoria Yue | Thu, Sep 29th- 3:39pm | affirmative action bake sale, Blogger Column, campus republicans, higher education, racism, UC Berkeley, News & Politics, Politics, Race, Social Issues, University/Academics

We are very excited and pleased to announce our Hyphen Public Interest Journalism Fellow, Kevin Lee.

Momo Chang | Tue, Sep 27th- 8:44pm | Doris Truong, Hyphen Public Interest Journalism Fellowship, Kevin Lee, Phuong Ly, sandip roy, Hyphen Updates, Media, Race, Social Issues

Hyphen sits down with the Ly brothers, activist grads of the troubled South Philadelphia High School.

Tammy Kim | Sun, Jul 24th- 1:55am | Asian Student Association of Philadelphia, Blogger Column, boat people sos, duong nghe ly, freedom from fear, south philadelphia high school, vietnamese philadelphia, Activism, Race, Social Justice

Hyphen is teaming up with the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, to present a series of blog stories on the 2010 Census.

Nicole Wong | Wed, Nov 9th- 1:14am | 2010 Census, AAPI population, population data, WHIAAPI, Community, News & Politics, Race

White men posing as Asian women on the internet? It's got a name: Identity Tourism.

Lisa Nakamura | Tue, Jul 3rd- 8:44pm | Amina Abdallah Arraf, Blogger Column, Gay Girl in Damascuc, Lisa Nakamura, Tom McMaster, Across the Desk, Gender, Media, Race

A petition to boycott a free public screening of Breakfast at Tiffany's in Brooklyn got Hyphen staffers thinking about their least favorite Asian/American cinematic portrayals.

Sylvie Kim | Mon, Aug 8th- 10:57pm | boycott, breakfast at tiffany's, film, racism, syfy channel, Film, News & Politics, Race

Superintendent John Huppenthal deemed ethnic studies courses in the Tucson Unified School District to be in violation of the HB 2281 law, but an independent audit has concluded that the program is legal.

New America Media | Mon, Aug 8th- 11:01pm | Activism, Race, University/Academics

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