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In ‘Writing with Fire,’ Dalit Women Redefine What it Means to Be Powerful

December 17, 2021

In ‘Writing with Fire,’ Dalit Women Redefine What it Means to Be Powerful

The documentary is not just the story of the remarkable women-run media company Khabar Lahariya, but that of India's underserved Dalit communities, of news going digital, of press freedom.

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

December 03, 2021

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.

How Diwali Marketing Went Mainstream in the U.S.

November 03, 2021

How Diwali Marketing Went Mainstream in the U.S.

More brands than ever before — ranging from Target, Lego, Instacart, and Lexus to local fireworks companies — are promoting their products to Indian Americans with targeted Diwali ads.

Why There Are 25 Clock Emojis but No Dosas or Samosas

October 27, 2021

Why There Are 25 Clock Emojis but No Dosas or Samosas

A decade since the launch of the first set of 722 standardized emojis, people are still petitioning for better representation of the very cultural objects that they hold dear.

South Asians in Therapy: Challenging Norms and Taboos

September 22, 2021

South Asians in Therapy: Challenging Norms and Taboos

As therapy becomes more mainstream and accessible, a new generation is reclaiming their mental health.

Who is Sunny Balwani?

December 14, 2021

Who is Sunny Balwani?

Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes has accused her number-two of psychological and sexual abuse, yet little is known about him and his motives.

Fabindia: How an American-Founded Brand Defined the Handcrafted Indian Aesthetic

November 16, 2021

Fabindia: How an American-Founded Brand Defined the Handcrafted Indian Aesthetic

John Bissell’s cult lifestyle brand has supported rural artisans for over 60 years. But will the company’s looming IPO put this very mission at risk?

The Rise of Sexy South Asians on Screen

November 02, 2021

The Rise of Sexy South Asians on Screen

Brown actors like Simone Ashley in "Sex Education," Raymond Ablack in "Maid," and Punam Patel in "Special" are finally getting the sexy storylines they deserve.

How Hollywood Found Hinduism

October 11, 2021

How Hollywood Found Hinduism

Celebrities like Julia Roberts, Madonna, and Miley Cyrus have been criticized for co-opting Hindu traditions. But it was often Indian gurus who sold them a new form of spirituality.

The Cultural Appropriation of Dalit Music

September 17, 2021

The Cultural Appropriation of Dalit Music

For Dalit artists, music and performance have been tools of cultural resistance. But mainstream Indian media has glamorized and sanitized this history.

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