How we remember, teach, learn from, and historicize the reverberations from September 11
Tomie Arai’s “The Shape of Me”
A conversation between five NYC educators
A visual counter-memory from the Alliance of South Asians Taking Action
What knowledge, beyond fluency, is required in acts of translation?
What does it take to strengthen and sustain the solidarity built in responses to crises like 9/11?
I’m often the outsider-insider and sometimes a bridge.
An Oral History of New York’s Arab and Muslim Community After 9/11
In his last sermon in Bay Ridge, Fr. K reminds an energized community that theirs is not a one-person movement.
Cooking provides a familiar focus, even a break, and the possibility to recreate culture and share it in a part of the world that finds her, and people like her, distasteful.
“Surviving Surveillance, Catering to America”: A mother copes with the unjust arrest and incarceration of her son.
Out of a full-time job and wondering if his first book would ever hit the shelves, Ed Lin briefly ventured out before the camera
Debut novelist of The Hundred-Year Flood talks lower-body ghosts, communication subterfuge, and American entitlement
Visitors to the address would have found an entirely different scene ten or fifteen years ago. Before it was a fashion headquarters, the building was a garment factory…
I hate you, poem, for wanting to know the truth. / The truth is, I trusted the sky. / Trusted it wouldn’t throw things at us
The legacy of an intellectual friendship in an age of Islamophobia—on the 10-year anniversary of Said’s death.
Why did Indian Americans, wearing turbans and carrying the Indian republic flag, march in New York’s St Patrick’s Day parade in 1920? What’s the connection between the Israel lobby in the US and the rise of the Hindu lobby? And how did multiculturalism facilitate the growth of rightist Hindu groups on US college campuses? Vijay Prashad’s takes on these questions in his latest book Uncle Swami: South Asians in America Today.