How have Indians changed America? How have they changed in America? How have they evolved as a people? I put my lens to the hyphen between Indian and American, to the bridge that’s made of papad sometimes and of a month-old bagel at other times.

Not Just A Private Matter

Not Just A Private Matter

I was chatting with a cousin who had lived on the East coast for over twenty years before moving to the Bay Area. She said that people there rarely talked about enrolling their children into private schools. Such discussions were hardly ever the norm. “If people did...
Who Exactly Are We?

Who Exactly Are We?

Almost overnight, despite the bubble wrap of privilege and the relative affluence of our lives, our brown skin has begun to chafe and blister under the alternate American sun. Across the San Francisco Bay Area, several Indian-Americans heard words that were never...