South Asian American

Jeffrey Selinger Discusses Antonin Scalia Succession Question
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He would be the first Indian-American, or South Asian-American appointee to the Supreme Court. He might be an attractive candidate from Obama's point of view. Professor Jeffrey Selinger was interviewed by Tom Porter Feb. 19, 2016, on the WBOR radio … Tags: Antonin Scalia, Jeffrey Selinger, President Obama

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Actor Arjun Gupta: A 'Hawk Among Pigeons' in TV Series 'The Magicians'
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The 28-year-old actor has also amassed a large fan following owing to his biweekly podcast, “American Desis,” which explores issues unique to the second generation South Asian American community, which he co-hosts with comedian Aakash Singh. No tags for this post.

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The Sound of Sonika: “So Out Of This World” On American Idol
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The Top 10 finalists are revealed live tonight, and if she makes it, Sonika Vaid will be the third South Asian American contestant to enter the series finals. Sanjaya Malakar and Anoop (Noop Dawg) Desai competed in Season 6 and 8 finals, respectively. No tags for this post.

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Ghungroo Performance Adds Mental Health Focus
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With the new elements, the show's leaders hope Ghungroo will hold greater significance for audience members and larger South Asian American communities as well. “While we are trying to entertain, there is something much more meaningful, much larger … No tags for this post.

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South Asian Bar Association Urges President Obama to Nominate a South Asian to …
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The accomplishments and impact of the South Asian American community have permeated the daily life for virtually all Americans, SABA said. “The influence of South Asian Americans is inescapable, shaping our legal system and access to justice in the … Tags: President Obama, South Asian Bar Association

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Sikh Religious Society aims to educate voters
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Sikh Religious Society hosted a Civic Engagement and Voter's Education Forum presented by speakers Reema Kapur and Zahra Saylawala from South Asian-American Policy & Research Institute and Steve Hosik Moon from Asian-Americans Advancing … No tags for this post.

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Indian American Teenager Found Dead in Texas Apparent Suicide
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While there is a lack of data related to depression in the South Asian American community, a study released by the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum reported that a higher percentage of South Asian Americans, especially between the ages … No tags for this post.

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Local labor group to host job fair in A.C. tonight
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Posted: Monday, February 22, 2016 2:50 pm. Local labor group to host job fair in A.C. tonight Press staff reports The Press of Atlantic City. The Alliance of South Asian American Labor's New Jersey chapter is hosting a job fair tonight in Atlantic City. No tags for this post.

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Five Things to Know About Potential Supreme Court Nominee Sri Srinivasan
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Srinivasan became the first South Asian American to sit on the circuit court, and took his oath of office on the Bhagavad Gita, a Hindu holy text, reports The Hindu, a daily English-language newspaper headquartered in India. His mother held the book as … No tags for this post.

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'What Lies Between Us,' Nayomi Munaweera
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There, the reader is lulled into a sense of security by slightly familiar, pitch-perfect descriptions of South Asian American adolescent experience: covert outfits just for school, the embarrassment of hairy legs and dark skin, and giddy adoption of … No tags for this post.

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'What Lies Between Us,' Nayomi Munaweera
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There, the reader is lulled into a sense of security by slightly familiar, pitch-perfect descriptions of South Asian American adolescent experience: covert outfits just for school, the embarrassment of hairy legs and dark skin, and giddy adoption of … No tags for this post.

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5 possible Supreme Court picks that could make Republicans squirm
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Like Lynch, his confirmation would be historic (as he'd be the first South Asian American on the Supreme Court). Like Lynch, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals judge was already vetted by the Senate (and confirmed 97-0 in 2013). And, as Elena Schor of … No tags for this post.

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Lawyers' body requests Obama to nominate South Asian to SC
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US President Barack Obama has been requested by a lawyers' body and a Congresswoman to nominate a South-Asian American to the Supreme Court to fill up the vacancy caused by the sudden death of conservative icon Justice Antonin Scalia. Tags: Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Analysis: 5 possible Supreme Court picks that could make Republicans squirm
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Judge Sri Srinivasan. He's young (48). Like Lynch, his confirmation would be historic (as he'd be the first South Asian American on the Supreme Court). Like Lynch, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals judge was already vetted by the Senate (and confirmed … No tags for this post.

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Lawyers' body requests US President Barack Obama to nominate South Asian to …
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WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama has been requested by a lawyers' body and a Congresswoman to nominate a South-Asian American to the Supreme Court to fill up the vacancy caused by the sudden death of conservative icon Justice Antonin … Tags: Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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