South Asian Americans walk a particularly narrow tightrope as working professionals in America. Classified as the quintessential model minorities — intelligent, hard-working and non-troublesome, they have enjoyed outward indicators of[…]
In early August, Netflix put out a four-part documentary by Oscar-winning director Vanessa Roth called Daughters of Destiny, about Shanti Bhavan (in Hindi: “haven of peace”), a residential school in Tamil Nadu[…]
I recently finished my doctoral research at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Education. After a year of TA-ing doctoral students, five years teaching middle schoolers in the classroom, two years[…]
In her April 15 piece “#DontEraseIndia And the Conflation of Religion and Politics,” Hema Karunakaram makes several excellent points. There really are Hindus outside India, and non-Hindus within it. Hinduism[…]
The Aerogram does not officially endorse any candidate or organization in connection with this campaign/election. This interview has been condensed and edited for clarity and editorial purposes. Tackling the nation’s[…]
Shaun Jayachandran is the founder of Crossover Basketball, a non-profit organization that provides educational opportunities for Indian students though basketball programs. Jayachandran recently returned from the foundation’s second summer academy[…]
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