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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

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

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