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38 points against the Lakers! 7 assists, and he outscored Kobe. That's the latest -- but hey, we can say we knew him When.

Alvin Lin | Sat, Feb 11th- 3:12pm | asian, deron williams, Jeremy Lin, john wall, kobe bryant, NBA, History, Race, Sports

For the API community in Arizona, SB 1070 was a wake-up call. The “illegal immigration” raised enduring, fundamental questions about who was “in” or would be cast “out” of our society.

Annie Lai | Mon, Jan 23rd- 9:38am | ACLU, arizona, sb 1070, sheriff joe arpaio, Activism, Immigration, Politics, Race, Social Justice

Victoria Yue explores rapper Childish Gambino's lyrics, which specifically objectify Asian women.

Victoria Yue | Sat, Apr 20th- 4:22pm | Blogger Column, Camp, Childish Gambino, Donald Glover, Freaks and Geeks, yellow fever, yellowfevermedia, Music, Race

A new study shows that Asian American teens experience more bullying than any others. Writer Helen I. Hwang discusses the study. Read her story, "In the Face of Bullying,"...

Momo Chang | Mon, Nov 14th- 11:37am | bullying, Helen I. Hwang, Loan Tran, Trang Dang, WHIAAPI, Activism, News & Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

Talking Back

Alison Roh Park was 14 the first time she saw a man masturbating across from her on the subway. Another time, a group of drunk white men obstructed her path outside a bar and asked for a massage. “Men will explicitly refer to me as ‘China Doll...

Nicole Wong | Fri, May 4th- 3:30pm | Chai Shenoy, hollaback, Lazy Susan, public street harassment, Activism, Gender, Issue 24: Survival - Winter 2011, Race, Sex, Social Issues

Medical Malpractice?

Writer Catherine A. Traywick

Jane Sandoval can’t speak a lick of Tagalog — her parents made sure of that. “There’s no excuse for you to not speak well. You were born here,” her father used to tell his children, often punctuating this...

Catherine A Traywick | Tue, Apr 23rd- 12:24pm | Activism, Feature, Issue 24: Survival - Winter 2011, Health & Environment, Race, Social Justice

In the Face of Bullying

Writer: Helen I. Hwang

On a cold December day in 2009, just weeks before Christmas, 15-year-old Trang Dang was walking home from school with her sister and eight friends, all recent Vietnamese immigrants. Also part of their group: the...

Helen I. Hwang | Mon, May 14th- 11:59pm | Activism, Feature, Issue 24: Survival - Winter 2011, Immigration, News & Politics, Race, Social Issues

Catherine Traywick
Most of the designers author Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu interviewed (including notables like Phillip Lim, Derek Lam and Doo-Ri...

Sylvie Kim | Mon, Oct 31st- 3:44pm | Ask a Model Minority Suicide, Front of the Book, Issue 23: Bittersweet - Spring 2011, Media, Politics, Race, TV

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

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