Sophia Vuelo has become the first Hmong judge in the state of Minnesota and just the third in the country.
In Yuba City near Sacramento, Preet Didbal will soon be the first Sikh woman to become mayor in the United States.
Didbal who is Indian American was appointed by the city council and … Read more
“All members have now resigned,” Penn wrote on twitter. “Per @politico, PCAH is … Read more
The first Sikh elected to Hoboken, New Jersey’s City Council will be running for mayor on November 7th, reports India West.
Eight years ago, people doubted that Ravinder Bhalla would find the support to be elected in a city … Read more
Sometimes hate crimes fail to provoke the anger of their victims. This is especially true when perpetrators are ignorant or their targets’ beliefs and victims are unaware of the intended offense.
Shortly after moving to Floyds Knobs, Indiana, Zane Sharma’s son informed him that they had received a batch of cooked bacon in … Read more
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) was interrupted again by her male colleagues on the Senate Intelligence Committee probing the Russian involvement in the Presidential election. This time it happened during her questioning of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, reports NBC News.
Employing the Department of Justice’s policy that prohibits … Read more
In the wake of a tumultuous election period and an increasingly-polarizing U.S., one can only hope that love wins out over hate and that people treat other people like equals. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case in a Sears department store in New Jersey as a woman spewed hate at a Latino family and an Indian … Read more
By Brittney Le
12-year-old Indian American Ananya Vinay spelled the word “marocain” Thursday night to win the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md., reports NPR.
Vinay, a sixth grader from Fresno, Calif., has become the 13th Indian American in a row to win the Scripps … Read more
Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, 34, appeared on Vogue’s 73 Questions Wednesday. The video uploaded on YouTube has already received seven hundred thousand views.
“She is amazing,” a YouTube user by the name Srilatha Reddy commented. “This is one of the best 73 questions with Vogue.”
Chopra was a Bollywood star a … Read more
Indian American attorney Sachin Varghese, based in Atlanta, Georgia, has entered the race for a seat in the State House, reports News India Times. He has filed the papers necessary to join the pack and already has some State Democrats endorsing him, but whether he has a serious shot at winning is … Read more
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