The Juggernaut Editorial Team

The Juggernaut is a publication for smart, sharp South Asian stories and news for the world’s largest diaspora. We are chronicling the rise of South Asians, and challenging the norms that hold us back. We tell stories you can’t find anywhere else and add deep context to those you might have heard already. We’re also diversifying newsrooms and storytelling — 77% of newsrooms in the United States were white in 2018, yet Asia is poised to create over 50% of world GDP by 2020. We have an avid community of members and also host regular events in New York. We’ve been featured in Y Combinator’s Hacker News, TechCrunch, Axios, and Harvard Business School’s MBA Voices Blog.

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For The Great British Baking Show's Crystelle Pereira, Passion Means More Than Perfection

We sat down with the finalist to chat about focaccia, the one spice she can’t live without, why she didn’t kiss Mr. Spatula, and what’s next.

The Juggernaut Editorial Team

December 03, 2021

For The Great British Baking Show's Crystelle Pereira, Passion Means More Than Perfection

Danish Baig, 27, Among Ten Dead at Astroworld

The Pakistani American from Euless, Texas died while saving his fiancée, who had to be hospitalized. The two were among dozens injured or killed at the event.

The Juggernaut Editorial Team

November 08, 2021

Danish Baig, 27, Among Ten Dead at Astroworld

“We Have All Failed the Afghan People”: A Conversation on Afghanistan

We spoke with political analyst Mariam Jalalzada and migration expert Shahla Naimi on what comes next for the nation and its people.

The Juggernaut Editorial Team

August 26, 2021

“We Have All Failed the Afghan People”: A Conversation on Afghanistan

Memories of Partition, from Our Readers

We asked The Juggernaut readers to share their family’s memories of Partition. These are their stories, in their words.

The Juggernaut Editorial Team

August 19, 2021

Memories of Partition, from Our Readers

Our Stories on Afghanistan

As we work to center Afghan voices and commission pieces with their words, revisit our stories from our archives.

The Juggernaut Editorial Team

August 17, 2021

Our Stories on Afghanistan

20 Films and Shows to Watch During Pride Month

From Bollywood to art cinema, these movies and TV shows celebrate queer characters and storylines.

The Juggernaut Editorial Team

June 11, 2021

20 Films and Shows to Watch During Pride Month

Celebrating Pride

This June, a roundup of 15 stories from our archives about queer Brown history, icons, and culture from South Asia and around the world.

The Juggernaut Editorial Team

May 31, 2021

Celebrating Pride

Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

This May, a roundup of 15 stories from our archives that celebrate Asian American life, love, culture, and history.

The Juggernaut Editorial Team

May 03, 2021

Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Valarie Kaur: “Grieve with Us, Stand with Us, Reach Out to Us”

The civil rights lawyer, filmmaker, and Sikh American activist speaks out about the recent Indianapolis shooting, which killed four Sikh Americans.

The Juggernaut Editorial Team

April 19, 2021

Valarie Kaur: “Grieve with Us, Stand with Us, Reach Out to Us”

Celebrating Women's History Month

This Women’s History Month, read some of our best stories on icons across politics, music, food, art, business, comedy, and more.

The Juggernaut Editorial Team

March 04, 2021

Celebrating Women's History Month
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