Profiles

A Different Drum

A Different Drum

Nisha Purushotham is the founder and executive director of Rhythm and Roots, an organization based in Providence, R.I., that uses drumming as a vehicle for soci

Funny Brown Female

Funny Brown Female

If you’ve watched Nick Cannon’s Wild ’N Out on MTV (Thursdays, 10 p.m. PST), then you’ve probably noticed a petite Indian bombshell with a huge personal

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Meet a Hero

Meet a Hero

It’s not always brave deeds that make a hero. One of this year’s KQED Bay Area Local Hero recipients—Hema Kundargi—often stirs flavors and spices within