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May 8, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Reality Star Farrah Abraham Accused of Cultural Appropriation at MTV Movie & TV Awards

Reality Star Farrah Abraham Accused of Cultural Appropriation at MTV Movie & TV Awards

posted by Randall

Reality TV star Farrah Abraham took a I don’t give a damn attitude to the MTV Movie & TV Awards in Los Angeles Sunday, wearing a bindi and almost daring someone to call her out for cultural appropriation.

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Indian American/ South Asian American

Apr 23, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Muslim American Woman Wearing Hijab Threatened with Gun in Parking Lot

Muslim American Woman Wearing Hijab Threatened with Gun in Parking Lot

posted by Brittney Le

hate crimesQuite a scary incident is being reported in North Carolina.

A Muslim American woman wearing a hijab was sitting outside an Indian grocery store with her baby when a man pulled up and wielded a rifle, reports hi INDiA.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) which is assisting the woman says she was sitting … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Mar 11, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on South Asians Rally Against Hate Crimes. Sketch of Shooting Suspect Released

South Asians Rally Against Hate Crimes. Sketch of Shooting Suspect Released

posted by Randall

Sikh shooting suspect WashingtonPolice in Kent, Washington have released a sketch of a suspect in the shooting of a Sikh man in his driveway.

The victim says the man shouted “go back to your own country” before shooting him.

He is one of four South Asians who have been shot in the past month and who prompted dozens … Read more

Campus

Feb 14, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Hindu Americans Object to Portrayal of their Religion in California Textbooks

Hindu Americans Object to Portrayal of their Religion in California Textbooks

posted by Randall
Hindu Temple, Dallas, TX

Photo by: Andreas Praefcke – via Wikimedia Commons

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

A Hindu American advocacy group filed a civil rights lawsuit in federal court last week against public school officials at the California Department of Education, State Board of Education, and several school districts throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

The

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Indian American/ South Asian American

Feb 4, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Indian American Lawmakers Have Scathing Response to Republican Hindu Coalition

Indian American Lawmakers Have Scathing Response to Republican Hindu Coalition

posted by Cathy Sun
Ami Bera

Rep Ami Bera (D-CA)

Several high-profile Indian American lawmakers have denounced the  Republican Hindu Coalition’s support for President Donald Trump’s executive orders on refugees and immigrants.

Among those who spoke out included Congressman Ami Bera, who told the Indian Panorama that “the actions of the Republican Hindu Coalition (RHC) on Wednesday do not reflect the … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Jan 13, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on India Goes After Amazon for Appropriating Flag

India Goes After Amazon for Appropriating Flag

posted by Randall

Flag of IndiaFresh off a controversy over the sale of underwear with an image of the Hindu deity, Amazon Canada is getting heat over the appropriation of the flag of India.

India’s Minister of External Affairs says his country will discontinue issuing visas to Amazon employees and suspend those already issued if the company did not stop … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Four AAPI Women Named as Possible Presidential Candidates

Four AAPI Women Named as Possible Presidential Candidates

posted by Randall
Tulsi Gabbard with Bernie Sanders supports

Bernie Sanders Supporters with Rep. Tulsi Gabbard. By Darryl Yip

Kamala Harris

California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D-CA) took a seat in the U.S. Senate in January

Donald Trump hasn’t even taken the reigns of power yet and already the handicapping is underway on who will vie to replace him in 2020.

With America coming so close … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Jan 8, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Protest Forces Amazon Canada to Remove Lord Ganesh Underwear, but No Apology

Protest Forces Amazon Canada to Remove Lord Ganesh Underwear, but No Apology

posted by Randall

Hindu Underwear

Imagine the uproar that would erupt if Walmart sold underwear with the image of Jesus Christ on them.

That’s what happened when word leaked out that Amazon Canada was selling underwear with the Hindu deity Lord Ganesha on the hip.

The next day the online retailer removed “Women’s Ganesh Ganesa Ganapati 4 White Hipsters” from … Read more

Chinese American

Jan 6, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Slightly More Religious Diversity: Hindus and Buddhists in Congress

Slightly More Religious Diversity: Hindus and Buddhists in Congress

posted by Cathy Sun
Raja Krishnamoorthi

Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) and his wife Priya, a doctor, and their children Vijay and Vikram

A report by the Pew Research Center has found Congress is more Christian than the general public, despite a slight rise in Hindus, Buddists and Muslims.

Hindu representation tripled in the 115th Congress as two new Hindus recently joined … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Oct 16, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Indian Americans, Hindus Rally for Donald Trump

Indian Americans, Hindus Rally for Donald Trump

posted by Randall
Donald Trump

Donald Trump addresses 5-8,000 Indian American & Hindu supporters in New Jersey

More than 5,000 Indian Americans and Hindus rallied in support of Donald Trump Saturday in Edison, NJ, reported NJ.com.

“We can’t have prosperity without security, and that is why we appreciate the great friend India has been to the United States in … Read more

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