After spending a few years working full-time as a journalist, I decided to torture myself and try and earn a PhD in Political Science at Rutgers University. 430 more words
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Hi everyone! My name is Kerishma Panigrahi. I am a graduate student in the English department at New York University, where I am interested in pursuing issues of race, racial subject formation, and nation, particularly within the context of the South Asian diaspora. 806 more words
by Mandy Day
Asian American women often find themselves teetering between two worlds. If their families consist of newer generations of immigrants, the battle between traditional thinking and the more progressive ways of life in the United States can often fracture relationships. 866 more words
by Abhishek Chakrabarti
A part and apart.
That’s my Asian-American experience in a nutshell. And as much as any person of color can attest to some degree of otherness within the context of America’s white-dominant cultural hegemony, my focus in this instance trains its lens on the otherness of being a South Asian under Asian-America’s socio-political umbrella. 507 more words
A few days before Halloween, Neha Sampat wrote “Growing up Brown in America: When Every Day is Halloween.” A large portion of her article is about her personal experience growing up brown in America and learning how to wear a mask in order to fit in. 1,186 more words
It’s hard being South Asian in America. Just ask Bobby Jindal, he’ll tell you. It’s so hard, he’s white.
After all, if you are South Asian you live your life in the public eye as a stereotype. 350 more words