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Beyond Bollywood 

The Morris Museum in Morristown, NJ will welcome a Smithsonian Institution exhibit titled “Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation” starting from May 2 till July 12th. 77 more words


“I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right temporarily defeated is stronger than evil triumphant. I believe that even amid today’s mortar bursts and whining bullets, there is still hope for a brighter tomorrow.” -Martin Luther King, Jr.

The last decade has left a Scarlet “A” on the reputation of American society. Left to their own devices, major medias outlets and our so-called politicians have painted Americans to be bigoted, narrow-minded, stupid, or otherwise unwilling to cooperate with each other. 200 more words


My grandfather in India was recently diagnosed with Stage 3 lung cancer. Over the past few months, his health has significantly deteriorated. He has gone through several rounds of chemotherapy and refuses to see another hospital room. 692 more words

Mindy Kaling's brother Vijay Chokal-Ingam: 'I got into medical school because I said I was black'

Mindy Kaling’s older brother, Vijay Chokal-Ingam — who says on his Twitter bio that he is “The Mindy Project” star’s “nemesis” — is claiming that he pretended to be a black man to get into medical school. 259 more words



Vijay Chokal-Ingam is an Indian-American who had to transform into an African-American to gain admission into medical school. He applied twice in the same school, first as an Indian-American (application was rejected), and then secondly, as an African-American. 46 more words

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Miss America

After Nina Davaluri won the Miss America pageant, my fellow Americans responded quite favorably:

“I swear I’m not racist, but this is America.”
She’s American. 193 more words


Madeline La Framboise

Madeline La Framboise (1780-1846 CE)

Madeline La Framboise was a Native American woman who was one of the most successful fur traders of all time.  She was lived in the Northwest Territory where Michigan is today. 381 more words