Articles by Padmini Parthasarathy
Aug 18, 2017
Charlottesville attack: Americans must fight resurge in white supremacy, defeat ideas that support racismAmericans must never let the narrative of white supremacy dominate communities that are ready to denounce this exploitative system that propogate incidents like the Charlottesville violence
May 02, 2017
The walls can always be taken downIn this, the eleventh and final part of the series, read what it feels like to become and 'Indian-American'.
Apr 25, 2017
Politics of the dance floor“Everyone can write a sentence, but to be a writer is more than writing a sentence. Everyone can put together music but to be a DJ is to put together music in a certain way,” says New York DJ Rekha Malhotra (aka DJ Rekha).
Apr 18, 2017
What's in a name? Navigating America as an 'outsider'South Asian-American authors often write about these feelings of isolation. Of course, the experience of alienation sets these authors apart.
Apr 11, 2017
Suffocating as 'model minorities'It’s commonly stated, when convenient, that Indian-Americans are productive members of American society.
Apr 07, 2017
Making the stage a safe spaceBoth artists consider the stage to be a home and a safe space for them to share their unique filters with an audience.
Apr 04, 2017
Person of colourBeing a person of colour is an understanding that whether you’re a “dothead” or an “illegal,” you are in some way vulnerable to individual and systemic violence and coercion because you were born looking a certain way.
Mar 31, 2017
The economic history of hateWhen this bigoted and amoral hate extends to other groups, do we just stand aside? Whose side are we on?
Mar 28, 2017
It’s not a turban, it’s a crownWaking up and choosing to wear a turban every morning is a tremendous act of faith and political courage.
Mar 24, 2017
Republican Hindu Coalition: A misguided idea of communityThe organisation behind the ad and this event is the Republican Hindu Coalition, modeled after the Republican Jewish Coalition. The coalition intends to build political capital for the “Hindu-American community.”