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I’ve Faced Rejection My Entire Life As A Black And Indian Woman And Now Kamala Harris Is The Vice President-Elect  By Shaniah Gupta Edited by Nikita Gupta (Growing Up Gupta) I’ve been trying to find the words to perfectly encapsulate what Kamala Harris becoming the Vice President-elect means to me. What this monumental moment signifies …

I’M IN LOVE WITH SOMEONE OF ANOTHER RACE/CULTURE. HOW DO I TELL MY PARENTS?

I’M IN LOVE WITH SOMEONE OF ANOTHER RACE/CULTURE.  HOW DO I TELL MY PARENTS? HEAD OVER HEELS IN LOVE Your heart is pounding and you feel like you are on cloud nine when you are with him/her.  This person inspires you, encourages you, and makes you feel like you can conquer the world.  And when …

Romance In The Time Of Racism

Romance In The Time Of Racism This article first appeared in the Times of India and has been republished with permission. Himanshi Dhawan Two African-Indian couples talk about the challenges of an inter-racial relationship     Lionel and Bharti Two African-Indian couples talk about the challenges of an inter-racial relationship ‘We’re scared even to hold …

12 REASONS WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR

12 REASONS WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR “Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.” MLK Today post offices, banks, and many institutions across America are closed today in remembrance of Martin Luther King, Jr.  As an multicultural (African-American and South Asian-American) …