Tuesday 28th March 2017,

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Community Issues

Fears India is Being Wiped out of History Books

posted by Randall

Don't erase India#DontEraseIndia is a new social media campaign rallying against an attempt to remove references to India and Hinduism in text books used in California public schools, reports ABC7 News.

The text book are used by sixth and seventh grade public school students in the state.

A group of South Asian scholars are proposing substituting … Read more

Asian Americans

Asian American community responds to Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision

posted by Elizabeth Kim
George Takei

George Takei with husband Brad

The Asian American community had a mostly positive response to the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage Friday, with most community organizations applauding it, but self described conservatives expressing disappointment and even outrage.

“Today marks a key moment in history, building on growing momentum from advocates striving for LGBTQ … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Huffington Post: Hinduism Second-Largest Religion in Arizona, Delaware

posted by Theodore Tae

HinduAlthough Christianity is far-and-away the largest religion in America, a look at the second-largest religions in each state gives us a better idea of the diversity of this country’s religious landscape.

For one, Hinduism is the second-largest religion in both Arizona and Delaware, reports the Huffington Post.

The increase in the religion’s prominence in … Read more

Community Issues

The Hindu: #Indian Americans Call on FBI to Track Religious Hate Crimes in Wake of NY Subway Death

posted by Randall

SubwaySeveral Indian American civil rights groups are asking the Justice Department and FBI to start tracking religious hate crimes, reports The Hindu.

Prosecutors say Sunando Sen was pushed into an oncoming New York subway train because the attacker hated Muslims and Hindus.

“Such a violent and hateful attack on any individual, especially because of … Read more


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