Civil rights activist Deepa Iyer, former executive director, South Asian Americans Leading Together, a social justice organisation thought after a visit to the minority businesses hit in recent weeks that the tragic story in Ferguson, Missouri, offers Indian Americans an opportunity to stand up and decry police brutality and show sympathy and support for African Americans in the beleaguered city “The Ferguson Market & Liquor clerk and other immigrant workers might not be on the ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Birmingham-based organisation Sampad South Asian Arts and British Council India are proud to announce the launch of a brand new collection of short stories, poems and reportage compiled from the winning entries to their major international ...Asian Today, 2 days ago
Indians in and around Ferguson, Missouri, tell Arthur J Pais and Suman Guha Mozumder what it’s like to be caught in the thick of America’s racial volcano eruption “They burned down my meat shop,” said Mike (Mahesh) Patel. “I still cannot believe that they did it. And they looted my convenience store.” The shop was packed, just like any meat shop in the holiday season, with turkeys, prime cuts, sausages, and expensive smoked meats. And the liquor shop was ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
"Same-sex marriage bans" and "anti-sharia/anti-'foreign law'" bills seek "to disenfranchise historically marginalized groups," according to the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU)'s latest "Islamophobia" study , "Islamophobia: A ...Campus Watch, 2 weeks ago
Since last Monday, when we learned about the grand jury's decision to not indict Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, people around the country of all races and backgrounds have sent two clear messages through ...Huffington Post, 2 weeks ago
we bring to you some of the significant women figures, who have helmed the cameras effectively, making their mark in the male dominated film fraternity. Mira Nair Reuters Mira Nair: The DU and Harvard educated director is clearly a ...International Business Times India, 4 weeks ago
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