Issue

Brown Skin Blues

When I was young, I saw nothing wrong with my color. I was brown-skinned. Filipinos are brown-skinned. My cousins and neighbors are brown-skinned. Why would I think anything of it? When you’re busy with lessons and...

The girl code of internalized racism

Breaking the ‘girl code’ and internalized racism

“Guilty!” “What you did was messed up!” Those words encompass how I felt about myself when I reflect back to one time I participated in “show and tell” during first grade. One of my classmates, Teresa, showed how she...

The drama of being in a interracial relationship

The Beginning Most of April Magazine’s readers can relate to some Asian drama, I believe. Well, what are your opinions about Asian television drama series? During my childhood years, I watched dubbed Asian TV shows with...

Asian Americans Face Family Separation

A country made by, responsible for, now against the immigrants Like many other young Southeast Asians, Borey Ai, also known as PJ, joined a gang for protection after being bullied at school and in his daily life. At 14...