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What can we do to help improve the lives of the millions of “invisible” AAPI elderly in the U.S.?

Jenny Lee | Tue, Apr 15th- 10:44am | AAPI elderly, Community, Culture, Diaspora, Health & Environment, Immigration, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

Meera Menon's Farah Goes Bang explores culture, sex, and political activism among road-tripping presidential campaign volunteers. 

So Yun Um | Wed, Mar 26th- 7:34am | Business, Culture, Film, Film Festivals, Gender, Media, Race, Reviews, Sex, Social Issues

Dang, what’s happening over there at UCLA? Another racist, sexist anonymous letter has arrived at UCLA’s Asian American Studies Center.

Abigail Licad | Thu, Mar 13th- 10:39am | Racist Flyers, UCLA, Activism, Community, News & Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice, University/Academics

The complicated American-ness of the Chinese buffet restaurant.

Jenny Lee | Tue, Jan 21st- 1:44pm | Chinese buffets, labor, Community, Culture, Diaspora, Food, Immigration, Social Issues

Community advocate Meeta Kaur discusses Dr. Prabhjot Singh and his wife Dr. Manmeet Kaur's reflection and response to the violent attack that took place in September. 

Meeta Kaur | Tue, Nov 19th- 9:49am | Community, Social Issues

Hyphen blogger S. Nadia Hussain wrestles with the effectiveness of education and advocacy to reduce hate crimes, when we're still faced with a barrage of anti-Muslim stereotypes in media and public discourse.

Nadia Hussain | Mon, Dec 16th- 2:31pm | Activism, Culture, Social Issues, Social Justice

Guest contributor Simran Kaur of the Sikh Coalition reflects on the recent attack on Prabhjot Singh, and why it presents a critical opportunity to shift the current climate of fear and violence.

Simran Kaur | Fri, Oct 11th- 3:13pm | Community, Social Issues

Misogyny, racism, and narcissism = a very bad mix.

Jenny Lee | Mon, Sep 30th- 2:35pm | feminism, rape culture, sexual assault, UN report on violence, Gender, Race, Sex, Social Issues

We are proud to introduce our inaugural Hyphen heroine, Samala, director of 18MillionRising.org.

Abigail Licad | Thu, Sep 12th- 8:13am | 18MillionRising.org, Blogger Column, C.M. Salama, Profiles, Social Issues

How does one respond to a racist, sexist troll -- without feeding that troll?   

Terry K Park | Mon, Sep 2nd- 5:38pm | Activism, Community, Culture, Gender, Media, Music, Politics, Social Issues, Social Justice

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