Poet Rupi Kaur is only 24 years old, and she’s already spent a year on the NYT Best Sellers list with her book of poetry Milk and Honey. She’s going on global poetry tours. She’s changing lives with her words. With the gritty subject matter … Read more
By Sophia Whittemore
Vir Das is charming and witty, and at times salty.
His comedy special Var Das: Abroad Understanding is currently playing on Netflix.
He’ll jump from topic to topic, politics to heartbreak, religion to his overall idea of racism. Sure, at times, his humor is self-deprecating … Read more
Karan Brar-if you don’t know who he is, a quick IMDb search will quickly set you on the right track. He’s a multilingual (English, Hindi and Punjabi) Indian actor who got his first major role at only age 11 in Diary of a Wimpy Kid and then a recurring role on Disney Channel. … 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 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
The Delaware State Assembly’s two chambers unanimously passed a resolution declaring April “Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month,” reports Tribune India. State Governor John Carney welcomed the notion; he recently met with and pledged help to the Indian American community, which he noted has been suffering from an outbreak of hate … Read more