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Uncomfortable Themes Make For Relevant Revival Are WE at the Cabaret?

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 07.24.2016 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Harrison, Goss and the Kit Kat Girls in Cabaret. Photos courtesy of Pantages Theatre By Karel Charles Karel Bouley I was uncomfortable leaving ...

20 Photos That Make You Wish You Could Attend a 'South Indian Wedding'

Sadhvi Mythili | Posted 05.31.2016 | Weddings
Sadhvi Mythili

Weddings are special and unique in every culture around the world. Indian weddings are also fun and full with lot of activity. In India the customs of marriage change with regions and also with languages.

Discovering a Lost Connection

Molly Jauhar | Posted 05.24.2016 | Women
Molly Jauhar

The teenager's comment replayed in my head throughout my adolescence. Before, I hadn't even given it a second thought that my skin color was different than that of my father's.

Best Friends Tag

Anthony Mennella | Posted 05.20.2016 | Comedy
Anthony Mennella

Are you and your best friend really best friends? This hilarious YouTube tag is the perfect way to find out! Ask each other a series of questions an...

Where's the Brown Voice

Parth Taparia | Posted 04.27.2016 | World
Parth Taparia

Aziz Ansari's show Master of None really brought something to the forefront, the state of South Asians in the United States. During the episode "India...

From Patchwork Dress to Presidential Adviser, First Female Tribal Chief "Sang Promise" to Her People

OurPaths.com | Posted 04.19.2016 | Women
OurPaths.com

Betty Mae Tiger Jumper was the first woman Chief of a major Native American tribe. As leader of the Florida's Seminole tribe, she brought modern medicine to her community, promoted preservation of tribal culture, and guided a bankrupt tribe to solvency.

Dear Hindu Leaders: Please Make Our Religion More Accessible

Deya Maldas | Posted 04.04.2016 | Religion
Deya Maldas

Maybe it's my lack of knowledge or an absence of resources, but I don't think I've explicitly ever been told how I, as a 10 year old, 15 year old, and now 21 year old, could interpret the depths of my religion and piece it together for my daily life.

Masaba Gupta: One of India's Most Influential & Dynamic Youth Fashion Icon

Anamika Ojha | Posted 03.29.2016 | Women
Anamika Ojha

Being responsible for turning the face of Indian fashion industry with unconventional prints, along with womanish drapes and silhouettes, blending modernity with tradition and defining the new style of modern Indian women is every fashion designers wildest dream.

Awadh: The Art Of Dum Pukht On The Upper West Side

Yolanda Shoshana | Posted 03.14.2016 | New York
Yolanda Shoshana

In New York City, Indian food is not hard to find. However when you want dum pukht in the city, Awadh is the go spot. I was invited to have dinner at...

What it Means to be South Asian in America

Brown Girl Magazine | Posted 02.26.2016 | Women
Brown Girl Magazine

I learned what it means to live in a country with a colonized past, a secular present and what appears to be an increasingly divisive future. But it wasn't until I moved to the U.S. in the wake of 9/11 that I learned what it means to be South Asian in the American context.

A Night of Moves: The Fusion of Traditional Indian Dance and Jazz Music

Jazz Girard | Posted 01.18.2016 | Arts
Jazz Girard

Imagine waking up one morning knowing that, in just a few hours, you'll be performing in front of thousands of people in an event you have prepared for during more than half of your life. For 15-year-old twin sisters Sara and Riya Kapoor, that became their reality.

The Sindhis of Sindh And Beyond

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 01.04.2016 | World
Tarun Sakhrani

As I sat there with my mouth wide open, and subject to poking, and prodding by a myriad of tools, my dentist tried to distract my attention from the pain. She tried to make polite conversation. Having noticed my last name, she asked if I was Sindhi.

A New Girl on the Block!

Anita Ayelasomayajula | Posted 01.04.2016 | Women
Anita Ayelasomayajula

After spending almost three cool decades of your life in India, moving gear to a totally new country like the USA is sure a change of a lifetime! In addition, if you are struck in the face with a cultural shock, it is all the more difficult to cope up with the transition.

8 Reasons You Shouldn't Ask People of Color Where They Are Really From

Brown Girl Magazine | Posted 12.02.2015 | Women
Brown Girl Magazine

Among people of color, this question is universally panned and acknowledged as the most annoying one we can receive. Still, we continue to be on the receiving end of it more times than we care to recall, in every situation imaginable.

Does Systemic Oppression Really Exist?

Humera Lodhi | Posted 11.12.2015 | College
Humera Lodhi

I always comforted myself thinking those people were in the minority; to me the open-minded people far outweighed the bigots. Then, February 10 happened. For the first time in my life, my life had less value than a white life.

You Can Be Whatever Princess (Or Prince) You Want This Halloween

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 02.12.2016 | Women

Since I was 5 years old, nearly every Halloween someone has told me to go as Princess Jasmine from "Aladdin." I mean, I get it -- we're both stunningl...

Possibly India's Most Dangerous Festival: DAHI HANDI Like Never Seen Before

AN INDIAN VOICE | Posted 09.09.2015 | Entertainment
AN INDIAN VOICE

Popular in the state of Maharashtra, India, Dahi Handi is a ritual that takes place during the annual celebration of the festival of Gokulashtami. Known as Krishna Janmashtami throughout the rest of the country, the festival celebrates the birth of the Hindu God, Krishna.

From Pineapples To Acorns: How These 8 Countries Will Welcome You To The Neighborhood

Posted 08.18.2015 | HuffPost Home

Remember that gluten-free muffin basket your neighbor brought by when you moved into your new home? Little did you know, that little gesture belongs t...

The Easiest Ice Cream Recipe

Ali Rosen | Posted 08.02.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Summertime means ice cream, and especially now that it is August there's really nothing better to eat on a hot day. But do you really want to go through the hassle of making it yourself? Jessi Singh of Babu Ji believes there doesn't have to be any hassle at all if you follow his recipe for kulfi.

Stuffed Green Chili Curry

Mira Manek | Posted 07.27.2016 | Taste
Mira Manek

This curry goes well with any other combination of curries on the table, and as always, complemented by daal on the side - either Gujarati daal or Tadka daal.

Why We Need Diversity in American Media

Shaleila Louis | Posted 05.11.2015 | World
Shaleila Louis

Diversity isn't about tearing down America's place in the media. It's about making some new ones for some other countries too.

The Ordinary Man's Restaurant Review Series: Trishna London

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 04.26.2015 | Taste
Tarun Sakhrani

Maybe cooking meat and seafood just isn't their forte, and an all-vegetarian menu option may not be such a bad idea.

The Real Talking Stick: A Visit to a Reservation in Scottsdale

Judith Fein | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
Judith Fein

The houses got sparser and the flat, parched, winter landscape was crowned and made glorious by the red-hued mountains in the distance. We tried to imagine what our meeting with Royce and Debbie Nez-Manuel would be like. It was nothing like our imaginings.

'World Press Trends 2014' Debunks Newspapers' Death

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 02.04.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Each day, more than half the world's adult population read a daily newspaper: 2.5 billion in print and more than 800 million in digital form," according to the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).

Here's Why It's Not Weird for Indian Men to Live at Home With Mom and Dad

Dipti Vaid Dedhia | Posted 01.07.2015 | Women
Dipti Vaid Dedhia

Ever wonder why it's completely normal for Indian guys to live at home with their parents well into their 20s and 30s? Or how even after marriage, they live with their parents and spouse as a "joint family?"