You spoke through the impossible and you teach us once more how a story, through a faithful, stubborn kind of continuation, can be like a collective strength.

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You spoke through the impossible and you teach us once more how a story, through a faithful, stubborn kind of continuation, can be like a collective strength.

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In the summer of 1990, 62,000 Hong Kong people chose to flee the city because of the violent crackdown on student protesters at Tiananmen Square the previous year. Now once again, people in Hong Kong were faced with the dilemma: to emigrate or to stay.

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Looking to Jose Rizal and Carlos Bulosan to speak to our present

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The recovery of my familial and cultural heritage has always been continual, albeit somewhat stop and start—just when I think I have unearthed the final root, my spade hits another one with a meaty thwack.

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On a commitment to practicing solidarity, deepening coalitional relationships, and continuing to build together with intention as Black and Asian American feminist activists and organizers.

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Seeing state terror and resistance in Alyx Ayn Arumpac’s new documentary on Duterte’s extrajudicial killings

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Young Asian Americans hit the streets to link arms supporting Black Lives Matter

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From the crop fields in the 1900s to modern-day hospitals, the history of Filipinos in the U.S. is a story of survival and resistance.

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A New York writer shares her tale to demystify the virus, to show people that someone they knew had it and survived, and to offer hope.

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A headline buried deep inside the paper catches my eye. “They’re extending AFSPA for another six months in Assam,” I announce. She nods, and continues to massage the green beans in her bowl.

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I embarked on this list with an assumption of scarcity. But I discovered an embarrassment of riches.

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As teachers who are in it for the long haul, we believe in seizing this moment as an opportunity to design more just and humane schools that heal and empower our most marginalized students and their communities.

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As we kick off a new fortnightly series on The Margins, what experiments with the Instant Pot teach us about the art of flash fiction

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On 30 years of living with a racist monument

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The author of the essay collection Brown Album on living in New York and searching for identity in exile during the worldwide pandemic.

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There is no equity in silence.

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A chapter from Year of the Rabbit, a graphic novel memoir of one family’s life under the Khmer Rouge

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In her debut collection Shahr-e-jaanaan, Adeeba Shahid Talukder asks: What would happen if we smashed the unjust barriers between profane and sacred, wretchedness and beauty, human and God?

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perhaps, every day is always a ‘perhaps’, a ‘maybe’, for queer people in Indonesia, since every day is a fight, a faith, a hope

Essays

You spoke through the impossible and you teach us once more how a story, through a faithful, stubborn kind of continuation, can be like a collective strength.

Essays

I embarked on this list with an assumption of scarcity. But I discovered an embarrassment of riches.

Essays

In the summer of 1990, 62,000 Hong Kong people chose to flee the city because of the violent crackdown on student protesters at Tiananmen Square the previous year. Now once again, people in Hong Kong were faced with the dilemma: to emigrate or to stay.

Essays

Looking to Jose Rizal and Carlos Bulosan to speak to our present

Essays

As teachers who are in it for the long haul, we believe in seizing this moment as an opportunity to design more just and humane schools that heal and empower our most marginalized students and their communities.

Essays

The recovery of my familial and cultural heritage has always been continual, albeit somewhat stop and start—just when I think I have unearthed the final root, my spade hits another one with a meaty thwack.

Essays

As we kick off a new fortnightly series on The Margins, what experiments with the Instant Pot teach us about the art of flash fiction

Essays

On a commitment to practicing solidarity, deepening coalitional relationships, and continuing to build together with intention as Black and Asian American feminist activists and organizers.

Essays

On 30 years of living with a racist monument

Essays

Seeing state terror and resistance in Alyx Ayn Arumpac’s new documentary on Duterte’s extrajudicial killings

Essays

The author of the essay collection Brown Album on living in New York and searching for identity in exile during the worldwide pandemic.

Essays

Young Asian Americans hit the streets to link arms supporting Black Lives Matter

Essays

There is no equity in silence.

Essays

From the crop fields in the 1900s to modern-day hospitals, the history of Filipinos in the U.S. is a story of survival and resistance.

Essays

A chapter from Year of the Rabbit, a graphic novel memoir of one family’s life under the Khmer Rouge

Essays

A New York writer shares her tale to demystify the virus, to show people that someone they knew had it and survived, and to offer hope.

Essays

In her debut collection Shahr-e-jaanaan, Adeeba Shahid Talukder asks: What would happen if we smashed the unjust barriers between profane and sacred, wretchedness and beauty, human and God?

Essays

A headline buried deep inside the paper catches my eye. “They’re extending AFSPA for another six months in Assam,” I announce. She nods, and continues to massage the green beans in her bowl.

Essays

perhaps, every day is always a ‘perhaps’, a ‘maybe’, for queer people in Indonesia, since every day is a fight, a faith, a hope