Racism

OPEN TO OPINION

VARIETY

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Apu, Donald Trump, Racism, The Simpsons

How Hari Kondabalu gets it wrong about Apu (and what stand-up comics can learn from Chris Rock)

In a documentary, the comedian argues that the character from The Simpsons is an offensive racial stereotype and an affront to Indians the world over.

ART & CULTURE

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Niger, Racism, Kendrick Lamar, Caste Discrimination

The politics of language: Chamar, Lamar and the N-word

The cultural appropriation argument can end up sounding silly at times.

VARIETY

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Racial discrimination, Protests, Starbucks, Racism

We are not safe even in the most banal place: Read Teju Cole's hard-hitting Insta post on Starbucks incident

For blacks in white terrain, all spaces are charged. Cafes, restaurants, museums, shops. Your own front door.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Kal Penn, Racism, Hollywood, Priyanka Chopra

The deep rooted racism in Hollywood

South Asian actors have scripted a short history of their own.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Donald Trump, India, Racism, White supremacists

What I learnt while chatting with white people

They all would describe themselves as liberals. But are they?

VARIETY

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VARIETY

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Donald Trump, Neo-Nazi, Racism, New York Times

Why New York Times is being accused of normalising a Nazi sympathiser

Extremism everywhere is finding it easy to attract followers, but why amplify it?

VARIETY

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Racism, Royals, Queen Elizabeth II

Prince Harry marrying Meghan Markle gets royal trolling by media

Quit acting like the unofficial custodian of royal purity.

VARIETY

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Indians, Racism, Orientalism, Memes

How an Indian teen and his disabled father became victims of vicious memes

Without absurd and dark captions, Durgesh and Sanjay's photos wouldn't have meant much.

POLITICS

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Somalia, Racism, Caste, Mogadishu bombing

Mogadishu attack: Why the killing of 276 Somalians doesn't move us Indians

Where we as the privileged lot are heading is even more tragic.