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How both Bill O'Reilly and Jon Stewart got it really wrong on Asian Americans

Oct 4

Aziz Ansari Talks Comedy, Dating and Social Media - COLORLINES

#WhitePeopleReaction

  • Brown girl wears henna: ew is that some kind of disease? Did your parents not teach you to wash your hands after you eat?
  • White girl wears henna: OMG so exotic, look at that design, lets put it on everywhere because we LOVEEEE stealing other people's cultures.
diasporasaysnotomodi:

#nomo #nomodi

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#nomo #nomodi

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counterstorytelling:

Through the colonial language policy, it was the British who officially differentiated between Urdu and Hindi. As is well known, they began with the idea that Hindus and Muslims were two separate “races”, each with its own history, culture and language. They attempted to categorise the languages…

An Open Letter to Miss America

diasporasaysnotomodi:

Dear Miss America 2014,

I suppose I’m writing this letter to you because I imagine you’re someone like me. I grew up in America and for a long time I was desperately trying to fit in. People around me made sure I was keenly aware of my differences. Aside from being different, people didn’t even…

diasporasaysnotomodi:

I captured this image at the People’s Climate March. I loved how direct her sign was. I liked all the green in her sign and sari. 
© Neha Gautam, 2014

diasporasaysnotomodi:

I captured this image at the People’s Climate March. I loved how direct her sign was. I liked all the green in her sign and sari. 

© Neha Gautam, 2014