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Asian American Culture

APAHM 2017 Project: #DearFutureAAPI

Dear Future AAPI, In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we present to you this #DearFutureAAPI series which features some amazing Asian American Pacific Islanders who have changed Asian representation for the better. Through this campaign, we want you to recognize a growing community of individuals making strides in the AAPI movement. Let’s continue to celebrate […]

May 1, 2017 • by candicetan

Asian American Culture · Video

On Graduation – A Poem by Kavi Vu

As we approach Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Kollaboration is proud to share a visualization of Kavi Vu’s (Kollaboration ATL ’12) award winning poem, “On Graduation” Have you ever felt the same? Credits: Narrator – Kavi Vu Daughter – Kelli Chu Mother – Rose Kai Lee Directors – Minji Chang & Brianna Kim Producers – […]

April 27, 2017 • by Marvin Yueh

Asian American Culture

Artist Kamea Hadar Celebrates Identity and President Obama with His New Mural “Hapa”

Earlier this summer, Honolulu became a little bit more presidential when a new mural of President Barack Obama came into existence. Found on a street corner in the city the 44th President of the United States was born and raised, the piece of art is the latest handiwork of local artist, Kamea Hadar. “So the mural […]

July 26, 2016 • by Lauren Lola

Asian American Culture

Asian Americans Share Their Experiences With #BeingAsian

In this year alone, I’ve seen Asian Twitter blowing up my feed with different hashtag conversations including: #OscarsSoWhite, #PraisinTheAsian, #StarringJohnCho and #WhitewashedOUT. To continue the conversation, we saw another hashtag spark more tweets about the Asian American experience. On Tuesday, 17-year-old Michael Tarui sent out the following tweet: “I’m in a group chat and we’ve […]

July 1, 2016 • by Frankie Victoria

Asian American Culture

A Not-Quite Homecoming Trip to China

Editor’s Note: About a month ago, our Associate Editor Lily Rugo left for a trip to visit China, the country of her birth. We asked her to write down a few of her thoughts as an adoptee making this trip for the first time. I have the average “adoptee visiting the Motherland” story. I’m not […]

June 15, 2016 • by Lily Rugo