Hatty Lee

Hatty Lee
Hatty Lee Art and Production Manager
Oakland, CA

Hatty is the Art and Production Manager for ARC and ColorLines Magazine. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she attended Santa Clara University and the Academy of Art University. She has done design work with various organizations and artists to promote issues ranging from domestic violence to immigration. She was Design Director of Hyphen Magazine, a non-profit Asian American magazine. She believes that visual media and music are important tools in bringing people together and changing politics.

Hatty tweets at @hattyslee.

On the Road to Refuge

by Hatty Lee on September 16 2009, 1:26PM

Get the flash player here: var so = new SWFObject(“”, “PictoBrowser”, “550”, “500”, “8”, “#EEEEEE”); so.addVariable(“source”, “sets”); so.addVariable(“names”, “On the Road to Refuge”); so.addVariable(“userName”, “racialjustice”); so.addVariable(“userId”, “36336524@N04”); so.addVariable(“ids”, “72157622389710986”); so.addVariable(“titles”, “off”); so.addVariable(“displayNotes”, “always”); so.addVariable(“thumbAutoHide”, “off”); so.addVariable(“imageSize”, “medium”); so.addVariable(“vAlign”,…

Topics: ColorLines Features

Get Your Vietnamese Bride Now: Only $167 Per Month

by Hatty Lee on June 18 2009, 4:48PM

• Vietnamese Mail Order Bride: $8,000 • Teach Yourself Vietnamese Complete Course Package (Book + 2CDs): $52.33 • Investing in human trafficking, exploitation and racial subjugation: Priceless To buy a laptop, I can set up a monthly payment plan….


Patsy Mink

by Hatty Lee on May 27 2009, 9:58AM

Trailer for Ahead of the Majority. Patsy Mink. Who is that? I had no clue until about two months ago. While sitting in a movie theater waiting for A Song for Ourselves (Tad Nakamura’s documentary on Chris Iijima) to…


Post-Racial Hip-Hop?

by Hatty Lee on May 18 2009, 4:40PM

Another great video by Jay Smooth of Ill Doctrine. He made this in response to Asher Roth and his racist Twitter post. In it, Jay Smooth talks on how we may have moved one step further but that doesn’t…


Richard Aoki 1938-2009

by Hatty Lee on March 20 2009, 10:04AM

Trailer for documentary on Richard Aoki On March 15, 2009, activist Richard Aoki passed away due to complications from longstanding medical problems. He dedicated his life to the struggle for human rights and the former Black Panther leaves legacy…

Topics: News Items

UPDATE: Bellingham ICE Raids

by Hatty Lee on February 25 2009, 2:43PM

Napolitano orders review of Bellingham raid Within 24 hours, Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security announced a full review of the Bellingham raid. In her statement, she told lawmakers that she did not know about the raid before it…

Topics: Immigration

Last Night’s Rally for Oscar Grant

by Hatty Lee on January 15 2009, 10:01AM

Photos from the gathering at Oakland City Hall on Wednesday to protest Oscar Grant’s death….


UPDATE: Only English When Playing Golf

by Hatty Lee on September 5 2008, 11:25AM

We spoke and they listened. LPGA backs down on English-only rule . Just two hours before the Asian Pacific American Legal Center and civil rights groups planned a new conference in Los Angeles, LPGA Tour commissioner announced that they…

Topics: Sports

Hip-hop and Politics

by Hatty Lee on August 19 2008, 4:49PM

Over the weekend I went to Rock the Bells in Mt. View, about 40 minutes south of San Francisco. It’s been a long minute since I’ve been to a big hip-hop event. I was looking forward to this one—it…


Where’s the Love?

by Hatty Lee on May 20 2008, 1:12PM

Some say that Asian Americans don’t support Obama because he’s Black. Some say we support Clinton because we are more politically conservative. And McCain…well, “I hate gooks” will not win us over. Maybe part of the problem is that they’ve…

Topics: Politics, Video & Multimedia

Advertising Without Borders

by Hatty Lee on April 9 2008, 1:37PM

The Washington Post reports, The Absolut vodka company apologized Saturday for an ad campaign depicting the southwestern U.S. as part of Mexico amid angry calls for a boycott by U.S. consumers. The campaign, which promotes ideal scenarios under the…

Topics: Immigration