11 Trailblazing LGBTQ+ advocates making waves in the AAPI community
As we celebrate the LGBTQ+ community this Pride Month, it is important to recognize the invaluable contributions of the advocates who are pa...
Senior Asian Australian protestor sustains brain bleed, neck injury during arrest
Danny Lim, a well-known street activist in Australia, has been released from the hospital after sustaining injuries during a police confron...
‘He’s the kind of person who leads by example’: General Electric researcher HP Wang dies at 75
General Electric researcher Dr. Hsin-Pang Wang died from colon cancer on Sept. 6. He was 75.
“He was really like a father and uncle to a l...
Why activism for many AAPIs starts with their voice in the classroom
In recent times — with the rise of Asian culture and the COVID-19 pandemic — my identity as an Asian American is suddenly in the spotlight. ...
35-mile ‘Run for Chinatown’ organized to honor Christina Lee’s life, raise awareness of anti-Asian crimes
The New York Chinatown community organized a 35-mile run on Monday with one mile honoring every year of stabbing victim Christina Yuna Lee’...
‘I was the only one doing it’: TV chef icon Martin Yan on 43 years of sharing Asian American cuisine
Television chef Martin Yan spoke to NextShark about his 43 years in the industry, discrimination he has faced, the meaning of “authenticity...
Women’s rights activist Ayesha Malik becomes first female Supreme Court justice in Pakistan
Gender equality activists are celebrating Ayesha Malik’s appointment to the Supreme Court in light of gender disparities in Pakistan and Ma...
Vietnamese peace activist, writer and Buddhist monk Thích Nhất Hạnh dies at 95
Prominent Buddhist monk, writer and Vietnamese peace activist Thích Nhất Hạnh passed away at the age of ninety-five.
Plum Village, the first...
Michelle De Pacina
20-year-old Hong Kong independence activist sentenced to 43 months in prison under China security law
Tony Chung, the 20-year-old former leader of Hong Kong activist group Studentlocalism, has been sentenced to three years and seven months of...
Meet the Artist Behind the Iconic Portrait of the Beloved Vicha Ratanapakdee
Amidst all of the news about hate crimes against the Asian American community, LA-based artist Jonathan Chang decided that he cannot stay si...
Exiled Thai Human Rights Activist Reportedly Kidnapped By Gunmen in Cambodia
Cambodian police have launched an investigation for the suspected kidnapping of an exiled Thai human rights activist in Phnom Penh.
Sacramento Activist Requires Surgery After They’re Shot With 6 Rubber Bullets at LA Protest
Editor’s Note: Tee Fansofa and Ayotunde Ikuku use the pronouns they, them and theirs.
An activist needs several medical procedures fol...
#HateIsAVirus: People Are Using Masks to Fight Hate Against Asian Americans
Face masks no longer just prevent the transmission of COVID-19 as activists on the internet have begun using them to call for an end in hate...
Activist Praises Asian Woman’s ‘Use of Her White Privilege’ to Help Protect Black Protester
Activist Ebony Janice Moore took to Instagram on Friday to highlight how an Asian woman used her “White privilege” in protecting a Black man...
Asian Americans in Irvine Draw Outrage For Protesting Homeless Shelters
Asian Americans in Irvine, California have come together to protest against a plan to build emergency homeless shelters in the city, arguing...
BYU Comedy Skit ‘Moana You Ugly’ Draws Backlash for Racism
A skit has been pulled from a Brigham Young University comedy troupe’s lineup after Pacific Islander activists accused the organizatio...
Heather Johnson Yu
Twitter Honors Asian-American Feminist Grace Lee Boggs With Hashtag #GraceLeeTaughtMe
Grace Lee Boggs, activist, feminist, author, and philosopher, touched the lives of many through her work. She authored several books, includ...
5 Ways You Can Make Social Change Without Really Trying
Inactivism. Slacktivism. Whatever you want to call it, the terms refer to people who want to make social change while doing the absolute bar...
Here’s What Happens When You Photoshop Men Out of Important World Events
A newly released video clip exposes the lack of women in high profile positions through the use of Photoshop.
Elle UK edited out all the men...