The cover of a resource guide for Cheng's documentary on Dalip Singh Saund, the first Asian-, Indian-, and Sikh-American member of Congress. Courtesy of Heritage Series Cheng had searched for such a story for more than 20 years. In 1992, she and ... NBCNews.com, 1 day ago
In the halls of the U.S. Capitol hangs a portrait of Shirley Chisholm, the first African-American woman elected to Congress, and the first woman, and major-party black candidate, to run for President. Chisholm represented New York's 12 th ...The New Republic Online, 4 days ago
the California Board of Education will meet to take the final vote on the History and Social Science Framework for textbooks in California. It does this every six years, in a multi-year process, which includes public comments on a draft framework .Yahoo! India, 1 week ago
If at first you don't get elected try, try again — thatwasRaja Krishnamoorthi's path to Congress.The 42-year-old businessman and attorney won the Democratic primary in Illinois's 8th District on March 15 after two previous attempts at elected ...Roll Call Online, 1 month ago
Last year, I had the great honor of attending India Abroad's Person of the Year awards, a celebration of some of the most accomplished members of the Indian diaspora in the US. The evening was incredible. I met a 14-year old that had invented a ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago
Kamala Harris, California's Attorney General, may become the first Indian-American Senator in the US Congress after she easily won the coveted Democratic Party endorsement for the seat. Harris, 51, who was born in Oakland, California, is the daughter of an ...DNA, 1 month ago
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