A history lesson for Donald Trump and his supporters: Donald Trump's immigration plan wants to "end birthright citizenship." Erika Lee reminds Trump and his followers of Wong Kim Ark, who in the 1890s took his case to the Supreme Court and safeguarded birthright citizenship for millions.
Here's what Donald Trump gets wrong about immigration: Karthick Ramakrishnan on what Donald Trump gets wrong about immigration. (Is the answer, 'everything'? We think so.)
Racist Fears Have Long Driven Attempts To Restrict Birthright Citizenship: From Dred Scott to the Chinese Exclusion Act, America has a dark history of trying to deny citizenship to certain groups.
On Solidarity, "Centering Anti-Blackness," and Asian Americans: Scot Nakagawa answers how to center anti-Blackness as Asian American allies in racial justice activism.
For Asian American students, stereotypes help boost achievement: Sociologists Jennifer Lee and Min Zhou's new book, The Asian American Achievement Paradox, explore the ways in which the model minority myth can be advantageous for some Asian Americans in academics.
Our 'Out And Proud' Asian Parents: On August 6th, the Asian Pride Project, an Asian and Pacific Islander lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Arts and Advocacy group met with fourteen parents in Chicago...
For My Father, Resurrecting the Ancient Rituals: When her father passed away, Vanessa Hua's father left no final wishes or instructions on his burial service.
Why I'm Quitting Amazon - Workers of the World Unite!: After reading the New York Times exposé on exploitative and abusive working conditions for Amazon employees, Ravi Chandra is boycotting Amazon out of solidarity with the company's employees, and making his e-books free on his website.
unsquishing: unsquishing is a podcast about transformation hosted by Jen Kwok. She talks to artists, wellness practitioners and other creatives about the personal and professional transformations they've gone through in order to do their best work.
Essay: Ethan Young on the Duty of Documenting One of China’s Darkest Episodes in Nanjing: The Burning City: Ethan Young talks about the creation of his graphic novel Nanjing: The Burning City, which chronicles one of the most devastating episodes of the 20th century.
Painting Chinatown Gold : With the help of muralist Luqman Lin, a group of youth in Oakland Chinatown has covered their neighborhood with glistening, golden dragons.
Leo Lee: Serving Our Community For 66 Years, From The Kitchen Of New Toysun To The Aisles Of Discount Plus: The story of Leo Lee, a well-known neighborhood fixture of Ditmas Park, whose Discount Plus store used to house his family's restaurant, New Toysun, in Brooklyn.
A Gravely Ill Rose Pak on Life, Death, and Her Greatest Regret (the Mayor): Battling kidney failure doesn't stop badass Rose Pak from continuing to fight for the rights of San Francisco's Chinatown residents.
Sanam: Cultural Appropriation is 'Actually Incredibly F***ing Insulting': An interview with artist and writer Sanam, whose style and social media presence inspired Rihanna to cast her in a music video. Colorlines' Sameer Rao interviews Sanam after a recent announcement that she would be the new beauty contributor for Refinery29.
Behind The Cult Of Julie Chen: Two decades in network news, 17 seasons as the host of Big Brother, five years on The Talk, and one of Hollywood's most high-profile marriages has turned Chen into the obsession of millions.
'Mortal Kombat' Turns 20: The Behind-the-Scenes Story of the Rib-Cracking, Record-Breaking Martial Arts Megahit: An oral history of Mortal Kombat, twenty years after the movie adaptation of the popular video game became an unlikely box office hit.
An Asian-American Musician's Five-Year Battle to Get His 'Offensive' Band Name Trademarked: A Vice interview with Simon Tam of the Slants, whose ongoing battle to get the band's name legal recognition has taken five years and thousands of dollars.
South Asian American Comedic Actors Continue to Rise in TV Land: Neelanjana Banerjee has noticed a high visibility of South Asian Americans on television. Does this mean that network execs now understand the importance of diversity and difference?
Chicago restaurant named to Bon Appetit's list of 10 best in country: It's been a terrific first year for Beverly Kim (of Top Chef 9 fame) and her husband Johnny Clark, who own Parachute restaurant in Chicago.
Ben Kingsley on absorbing the Sikh culture for 'Learning to Drive': In Learning to Drive, Ben Kingsley plays a Sikh driving instructor. He talks about spending time in Queens and his perhaps unusual working method with co-star Patricia Clarkson.