MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Two Asian-Indian American groups are battling over a permit to host a cultural parade that annually attracts tens of thousands of people to Edison and Woodbridge. The fight appears to be headed to court, with one group, the Indian … No tags for this post.
The bookmakers in Europe already have their favorites, but the world won't know who will succeed Pope Benedict XVI until that puff of white smoke is sent up the chimney of the conclave room next month. The College of Cardinals has no shortage of … No tags for this post.
Of 7,000 franchises operated by Dunkin' Brands only 50 are owned by African Americans, according to the complaint, while not a single franchise in New Jersey, Connecticut, New York or Rhode Island is operated by “Asian Indian American women of color.”. No tags for this post.
A franchisee is suing the coffee-and-donut chain for racial discrimination, in particular against “Asian Indian American women of color.” Priti Shetty, who is Indian American, filed a suit in New Jersey state court last week against publicly traded … No tags for this post.
The 2010 attack drew outrage from the Asian Indian-American community. Relatives and supporters of Tinli and Johnson sat in the last row of the gallery. In addition to the ongoing criminal trial, Alka Sinha testified that she filed a civil suit against … No tags for this post.
When we emphasize a pan-ethnic “South Asian” identity, however, these distinctions fade, and a highly educated and affluent Asian Indian American of Gujarati origin can draw on the plight of her less-affluent (notional) coethnics to convey some measure … No tags for this post.
I've been inhaling secondhand Christianity for so many Decembers that the irony took a moment to register. Here is a little girl who, not unlike me as a child, was curious and learning about cultures and religions different from her own. Her innocence … No tags for this post.
I like how she supported Nina Davuluri (Asian Indian-American) when she was crowned Miss America over her and spoke up about the racist comments directed towards Davuluri's ethnicity. It's unfortunate that there is still much racism in America, but it … No tags for this post.
… Georgetown University (Washington, DC), and Medical College of Virginia (Richmond), found that while Chinese-American children were at lower risk of overweight or obesity (23.5%) than Whites (36%), Asian-Indian American children had the lowest … No tags for this post.
Willimantic police say this man robbed the A-1 gas station on West Main Street Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2015 (surveillance photo) WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (WTNH)– Police in Willimantic have confirmed that back-to-back armed robberies have taken place in the city. No tags for this post.
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Chokal–Ingam also mentioned that he took this difficult decision to lie about being African American, because he had seen a lot of his Asian Indian American friends struggle to get in, and had way better grades than he had, so he lied and never … No tags for this post.
Earlier that day, California's State Senate and State Assembly adopted Senate Concurrent Resolution 3 by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) declaring Jan. 26 as “India Republic Day” to recognize the “contributions of the Asian Indian American community … No tags for this post.
According to Sanjay Puri, chairman of Washington-based US-India Political Action Committee, a prominent Asian Indian-American association in the US formed in 2002, the swelling numbers of Asian Indians in US politics illustrates “the coming of age of … No tags for this post.
Likewise in America, we are black and white, Latino, Asian, Indian-American, Latino-American,” he said. “Your Constitution begins with the pledge to uphold the dignity of the individual and our declaration of Independence proclaims that all men are … No tags for this post.