INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL MARRIAGE: HOW TO FUSE CULTURES…

INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL MARRIAGE: HOW TO FUSE CULTURES… KNOWING YOUR PLACE As an African-American woman married to an Indian man there have been more than a dozen times that I have felt like When. Will. I Ever. Get It Completely  Right?  When will I get it right so that I don’t feel like I have to or need to overly …

I’m In An Interracial/Intercultural Relationship…What No One Talks About

I’m In An Interracial/Intercultural Relationship…What No One Talks About Watching Mother’s Day The Movie I recently watched Mother’s day the movie and noticed that Kate Hudson’s character Jesse is married to an Indian man but her parents are oblivious to her marriage and also her biracial child existing.  Jesse has been secretly living this way for years and she had a …

5 Cool Facts about Black and South Asian History

Guest Post by Neena Abraham Edited by Nikita Gupta Find out more about Neena at BROWN GIRL MAGAZINE 5 Cool Facts About Black and South Asian History Black people and South Asians have crossed paths in history on several occasions.  Thanks to the Civil Rights Movement, the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act allowed more Asians …

I am An Indian Woman In Love With A Nigerian Man.”What Did Your Parents Say?”

I’m An Indian Woman In Love With A Nigerian Man “What Did Your Parents Say?” Guest Post By Sukhi Saggu What did your parents say is a question that I often get asked when I say that I am in a relationship with an African man. I am an Indian girl who has grown up …

5 Tips For Overcoming Being Disowned For Interracial/Intercultural Love

5 Tips For Overcoming Being Disowned For Interracial/Intercultural Love If you find yourself in this position as I, Sachin had in dating a Non-Indian woman, here are my 5 TIPS for overcoming this situation with your parents.   Want to know our story find it here. 1.)  Both of you in the relationship have to be …

I’M IN AN INTERCULTURAL RELATIONSHIP: HOW TO NOT FEEL LIKE AN OUTSIDER

I’M IN AN INTERCULTURAL RELATIONSHIP: HOW TO NOT FEEL LIKE AN OUTSIDER I’LL NEVER FIT IN… Have you thought or murmured this before? Or felt this way while being in an intercultural relationship?  I know, I have!  Early on and even after getting married, I’ve often felt like an outsider in the midst of my husband’s …

The 23 And Me Results That Stunned My Indian Family!

The 23 And Me Results That Stunned My Indian Family   We Are All Africans From Africa My jaw dropped and my husband blurted out with confusion covering his face, “What was that Dad?”  My father-in-law had just stated that he believed that “we are all from Africa and that life did originate  there and …

TOP 5 BLACK AND SOUTH ASIAN CELEBRITY COUPLES

GUEST POST BY NEENA ABRAHAM TOP 5 BLACK AND SOUTH ASIAN CELEBRITY COUPLES When two people join as a multicultural couple, a natural tendency is to research other multicultural celebrity couples. Seeing media representations gives such couples a sense of inclusiveness, guidance, and validation. Unlike researching White & Asian couples or Black & White couples, …

WHY EVERYONE SHOULD USE PINTEREST

PINTEREST WHO NEEDS MARTHA STEWART LIVING WHEN THERE IS PINTERST? My Big Fat Indian Family, African-American Family, and numerous friends have already come for visits or are planning to visit us in Charlotte, NC this summer.  Upon confirmation of an upcoming visit I am swiftly prompted to go to Pinterest to start planning.  Pinterest has overtaken my past …