Opinion: Why I Protest
It was Black America that embraced South Asians, who often refuse to discuss race.
Opinion: Who Gets to Be “Chef”?
The Alison Roman debacle shows us that the immigrant cook gets little to no recognition or economic payoff. The celebrity chef builds a lifestyle.
The South Asian Frontliners of New York
As COVID-19 sweeps the city, it’s not just healthcare workers who are stepping up to fill essential services.
When Parents Love Modi
What happens when the people who condone Hindutva are your family?
Brownpandering is a Thing
Political campaigns have started wooing brown people, sometimes authentically, sometimes not.
Anik Khan is Flexing
The Queens rapper — with new music out all year — is ready to show off.
Life After Marriage
Divorce and separation can be isolating. How do you rebuild community?
The Black-Dalit Solidarity Movement
For decades, Black and Dalit activists have taken inspiration from each other.
How Phoning Home Has Changed
Messaging services like WhatsApp and FaceTime have made communication easier for the diaspora, but also more fleeting.
The American Diaspora Protests CAA
On Sunday’s National Day of Action, South Asians across the country came together to protest the new India.
Alok V Menon and the Power of an Image
What does it take to celebrate one's highly contested body?
The American Nightmare
In Here We Are, Aarti Shahani tells the story of her wrongfully jailed father and uncle, and explores the ugly underbelly of the American dream.
The Decade’s Seven Definitive Diaspora Moments
Where we’ve been in the 2010s, and where we’re going next.
Fake Meat, Real Concerns
Imitation meat like the Impossible Burger has a long way to go before winning over the wide range of South Asian diets.
The New York Supper Club Serving Indian Food
From spicy, tangy sorpotel to black pepper saaru, Rohan Kamicheril brings Indian dishes you won't find at restaurants to his supper club.
India’s OYO Wants to Take On the U.S.
The controversial hotel startup, the world’s third-largest by rooms, has grown extremely fast. Will its formula work in the U.S.?
The South Asians Running 2020’s Campaigns
A boom in South Asian campaign staffers shows that the South Asian American vote matters. But will their efforts to shape the race work?
Fashion Brand NorBlack NorWhite’s Universe
How the designer duo with no fashion experience moved from Toronto to India to create the diaspora’s buzziest fashion label.
Where Immigrants Die
As members of an aging diaspora die in the U.S., they’re forced to reconcile their after-death traditions with the reality of available services.
Artist Manuja Waldia Builds a Practical Utopia
Manuja Waldia talks about money and the power of distractions.
Faiz Shakir Moves the Conversation Left
How the Pakistani American, now Bernie Sanders’s campaign manager, has dedicated his life to building a progressive agenda.
Kunal Kamra and the Brown Laugh
The dissenter-in-chief reaches for India’s hinterlands through comedy.
Bernie Sanders and the South Asian Progressives
Thanks to a host of factors, including the rise of Bernie Sanders, there’s a new group of South Asian progressives. They’re gunning for radical change — for all.
An Ode to the Pressure Cooker
In an instant pot kind of world, it’s easy to forget the appliance — still loved by millions, even instant pot owners — that may have started it all.
For the NBA, India Can’t Replace China Just Yet
The NBA’s operations in China are already $4b. Its future in India may be just as rosy — but it comes with political choices and isn't as simple as swapping a billion-plus country for another.
Why South Asians Love Reagan
What the popularity of the father of modern conservatism among South Asian Americans tells us.
From Old Delhi and Karachi to Houston
India and Pakistan come together at Houston's Himalaya, as Kaiser and Azra Lashkari cook up Anthony Bourdain and Andrew Zimmern-approved dishes.
Modi’s Hindu Bubble
Few Howdy Modi! attendees made an effort to understand the protesters who stood outside. Maybe members of the diaspora can have honest conversations only when the patriotic music is turned off.
How Shyama Golden Made a Name for Herself
The Brooklyn-based artist had a long and winding journey to making art that was her own. Her first solo show opens today.
Opinion: How Modi Capitalizes on the Diaspora
As India Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitches a worldwide Hindu agenda, the diaspora must decide whether feeling like they belong is enough to overlook what he stands for.
A Slice of Bangladesh in Detroit
New Americana, served hot in a once-booming factory town outside of Detroit.
The New Khiladi in Town
Sruthi Chowdary has always been breaking the rules — from cooking with meat to starting a new progressive South Indian restaurant.