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The South Asian Guide to Juneteenth: Now a National Holiday

As South Asians, we’re often not as familiar with several concepts that remain embedded in American history. Let’s dive into one of the most important and timely, now a major newsmaker: Juneteenth.

Forecast with Farzana: April Showers Edition

ARIES March 21 - April 19 It is the time for tact and diplomacy in professional dealings. Use your intuition, not just your eyes, for  added advantage. Compassion and putting others first…
Holi

The Holiday of Holi: A Time to Paint Body and Soul

Holi is not only a religious but a cultural festival, a unique opportunity to share happiness, love and positivity. South Asian festivals particularly celebrate human qualities, including human dignity. Holi argues that…

Forecast with Farzana: March 2021

PISCES  February 21 – March 20 This month is a reminder for you to be more responsible. Your actions affect those around you. By showing compassion, taking care of yourself and staying…

Support These South Asian Organizations

One of the most challenging aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic is its effect on the wealth gap in the United States. It has simultaneously caused enormous pain for lower-income families, while ensuring…

Introverted or Shy? How to Compete in Male-Dominated Jobs

When Indra Nooyi, former Pepsi Co. CEO wrote her self-titled biography, she included details on her upbringing in India. The Yale grad learned early in life to meditate as a way to manage…

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Indian Love Stories, told on Instagram

We bring you the love story of all love stories from India where an obstacle--the backlack against inter-faith and inter-racial marriage gave birth to an activism on Instagram chronicling the love story…
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Arpita Mukherjee’s Hypokrit

In March of 2020, Arpita Mukherjee’s New York city based Hypokrit Theater Company had plans to revive filmmaker and writer Sharbari Zohra Ahmed’s “Raisins Not Virgins,” seminal play from 2003. And Mukherjee…
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The Dance and the Roar on the Day that Kamala Won

On that day that Kamala became Vice President, the text came from her cousin in Austin, Texas.   “CNN calls Biden President elect! Wins PA.”   She sat on the sofa in…