South Asian American

The Daily 202: Why blocking Obama's pick to replace Scalia could cost …
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“In that group, the 9th Circuit's Paul J. Watford, a 48-year-old African American, and Sri Srinivasan, a 48-year-old judge on U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit who would be the first South-Asian American on the Supreme Court … Tags: Antonin Scalia, Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Rapper DMX hospitalised after he stopped breathing
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… of a hotel here. The incident took place on Monday when Simmons stopped breathing and didn't have a pulse when police were called, reports tmz.com. Also Read: Hip-Hop Artist Kaly Paves the Way for South Asian American Diversity in the Music Industry. No tags for this post.

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Obama says he'll nominate a replacement for Scalia
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Srinivasan would be the first South Asian American on the court. He worked in the U.S. Solicitor General's office under both Obama and President George W. Bush, and clerked for former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. [Why Obama fought so … No tags for this post.

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Indians back Andrew Seo for Water Dept Commissioner
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He requested for a wider support from the South Asian American communities for his election as the Commissioner for MWRD. Andrews said he had already spoken to a group of prominent Chicago community and business leaders about development plans … No tags for this post.

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July 4 1776: American Independence Day
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South Asian American Digital Archive American and after that after that world histories that fully acknowledge you see, the advantages of immigrants and after that after that ethnic communities opt in you see, the past, strengthen such communities opt … No tags for this post.

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'We Too Sing America' Book Chronicles 9/11 Backlash Against South Asians
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Indian American community activist Deepa Iyer's new book, “We Too Sing America,” chronicles the violence against the South Asian American community after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. (Center for Social Inclusion photo). Previous Next … No tags for this post.

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Young Americans' Growing Distrust of Science
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The growing distrust among Americans towards scientists and their work is well documented. In an era in which scientific output doubles almost every nine years, it is hard for even trained professionals to keep up with the latest scientific … No tags for this post.

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South Asian American Digital Archive
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The South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization based in Philadelphia, PA. Mission SAADA creates a more inclusive society by giving voice to South Asian Americans through documenting, preserving, and sharing … No tags for this post.

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The Aerogram Book Club on Tanwi Nandini Islam's Bright Lines
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I couldn't wait to lay my hands on this book because I am always searching for a South Asian American coming-of-age story that feels relevant to my own life. I feel like South Asian American writers often pivot to stories of first-generation immigrants … No tags for this post.

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Southern California Store Owner Mitesh Patel Killed in Armed Robbery
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The Southern California South Asian American community has faced a surge of hate-motivated attacks in the aftermath of the Dec. 2, 2015 massacre in San Bernardino, when Muslim Americans Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, killed 14 … No tags for this post.

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Two Texas Teenage Girls Found Dead in 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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Books For You: Bright Lines Giveaway + Book Club Roundup
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South Asian Fiction and Pandering to Western Audiences” — navigates through Samira's tenuous relationship with her parents due to cultural differences, touching on what it means to be a South Asian American in post-9/11 America. Writers Simona Supekar … No tags for this post.

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Sketchy Desi's Valentine's Day Cards Send 'Naan-Stop Love'
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… new collection of greeting cards celebrating desi or South Asian American love for Valentine's Day. Courtesy of Sketchy Desi. For Valentine's Day, Satpathy-Singh has created a new collection of greeting cards celebrating desi or South Asian … No tags for this post.

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More Advocates Join Call for Hate Crime Investigation of Attack on Sikh Bus Driver
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… and hate crimes against Sikh Americans are underreported, and that if the community does not think that crimes against them are taken seriously, people will be less likely to seek help, which risks further marginalizing Sikh-American, South Asian … No tags for this post.

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Healing the community after a student's racist rant
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So this naive South Asian American-Muslim woman and her Christian, white husband bought a townhouse in Columbia. We imagined that our latte-colored children, who celebrated Christmas and Eid, would not garner a second glance in the Columbia and … No tags for this post.

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