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Keeping Up with Cultural Appropriation

Are celebrities playing dress-up with South Asian fashion appropriating culture or celebrating culture? The problematic trend and corresponding debate hasn’t really gone away.

'The Lovebirds' Isn’t Perfect — But It’s One Hell of a Ride

In the “romantic comedy that gets run over by a car,” a squabbling couple — played by Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae — solve a murder as they run from the cops.

The South Asian Americans Left Behind

The U.S. CARES Act left many non-citizens ineligible for stimulus checks. The HEROES Act could change the conversation.

Kite-Flying in the Time of Corona

A disappearing tradition, kite-flying has grown in popularity as Pakistanis turned to a classic pastime to bond with neighbors across rooftops.

Even a Pandemic Can’t Stop the Indian Mango

Nearly 15 years after the infamous “nuclear mango deal,” Indian mangos are still hard to come by in the U.S. But there’s still hope.

Housebound Spellers Rally Around Virtual Bee

National spelling bee alumni are helping eighth-graders cope with the Scripps Bee cancellation.

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.

How Coronavirus May Help the World’s Final Battle Against Polio

In one of the globe’s last polio-endemic countries, Pakistanis are finally realizing the importance of vaccines — in the absence of one for COVID-19.

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.

“Essential” Liquor Stores Quench America’s Quarantine Thirst

South Asian American liquor store owners confront a dilemma: higher sales but higher risks.

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