Hyphen magazine - Asian American arts, culture, and politics


Muslim Americans are the subject of secret surveillance, both online and off, without the knowledge of university authorities, and, in some cases, without even the knowledge of other local law...

Saif Ansari | Tue, Mar 13th- 11:36am | muslim americans, NYPD, racial profiling, ray kelly, spying, Activism, Community, News & Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

Director Spike Lee tweets love for new Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin and dismisses the racialized language surrounding Lin in the Twitterverse.

Sylvie Kim | Mon, Feb 13th- 4:58pm | Jeremy Lin, New York Knicks, Race, Spike Lee, Twitter, Race, Sports

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

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