Appeal to Aunties: Help End Family Detention

Appeal to Aunties: Help End Family Detention

Auntie, I feel like I grew up with you. When I pass you in the street or see you in the spice store, I feel like you’re one of the people who saw me grow up, kept my welfare close to your heart, and had an unspoken authority in my community. I grew up in one of the...
Learning to Lose: A South Asian Saga

Learning to Lose: A South Asian Saga

MISS INDIA AMERICA. Director: Ravi Kapoor. Writers: Ravi Kapoor and Meera Simhan. Players: Tiya Sircar, Hannah Simone, Kosha Patel, Meera Simhan, Bernard White. Producers: Megha Kadakia and Saurabh K. Ravi Kapoor’s 2014 Miss India America opens on a comfortably...
“Then Where You Are From?”

“Then Where You Are From?”

“Then where you are from?” I was asked this question on my second day with Etasha Society, as I observed a class on Spoken English at the Mori Gate center in North Delhi. Eight or nine trainees, probably around my own nineteen years, sat around the edges of the room...