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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 10.21.2015 | 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 stu...

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

AN INDIAN VOICE | Posted 09.09.2015 | Entertainment

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 07.27.2015 | 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?"

Friday Talking Points -- Eric Holder's Record

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.26.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The news that Attorney General Eric Holder would be stepping down sent a shockwave through Washington. On the whole, was his term worth praising or condemning? We have to say that "both" is the only real answer to that question.

How To Make Spicy Indian Mango Pickles At Home

Food52 | Posted 11.09.2014 | Taste

This recipe is one of my favorite ways to prepare a spicy mango pickle that makes a great accompaniment to any Indian dish.

For Natives in 2014, the Struggle Continues

Gyasi Ross | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics
Gyasi Ross

The principle that a young Native kid could be denied his right to education -- in 2014 -- because of his hair... well, it seems anachronistic. A throwback. But in a bad way. We gotta do better than that.

Mockery and Injury: The San Francisco Giants 'Celebrate' Native American Heritage

April Negrette | Posted 08.31.2014 | San Francisco
April Negrette

Native American Heritage Night at the Giants game last week seemed like an ideal time to attend a game with my little sister. That is, unless you consider watching non-Native people prance around in a costume headdress and getting slammed to the ground by your hair by police to be "ideal."

VAWA Reauthorization

Lisa Chau | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Lisa Chau

Why does the U.S. government not respect native american tribal sovereignty yet argue the sovereignty of nation-states, such as Ukraine in the current geopolitical situation, must not be violated?

5 Beauty Secrets From India

Erin Zaikis | Posted 07.08.2014 | Style
Erin Zaikis

All of these tricks are natural and effective. They're also relatively easy to source (most of can be found at your local Indian grocer or Whole Foods) and cheaper than buying chemical-laden products at the drugstore.

How To Make A Delhi Dog With Curry Ketchup And Mango Chutney

Foodbeast | Posted 06.30.2014 | Taste

The power-move inspired dish features a curry ketchup, mango chutney, is 100 percent kosher and feeds about six people.

5 Fascinating Wedding Traditions From Around The World

Sonali Lamba | Posted 06.09.2014 | Weddings
Sonali Lamba

Whether it's something old, new, borrowed, or blue, for many brides, tradition is the foundation upon which the wedding of her dreams is built. No bride is the same and no culture celebrates the same traditions.

Vibrant Vegetable Biryani

Food Fanatic | Posted 05.31.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

It may sound like a lot of work, but the end result is well worth the effort. You will know this just from the wonderful aromas coming from your kitchen as you make it.

Urging the AAPI Community to #GetCovered by March 31

Kiran Ahuja | Posted 05.31.2014 | Impact
Kiran Ahuja

A version of this blog was originally posted on the White House Blog on March 28, 2014. A trained assistor helps a community member sign up for heal...

Leaving the Reservation: Modern Day Assimilation

Gyasi Ross | Posted 05.19.2014 | Education
Gyasi Ross

Native students who are getting back acceptance letters right now: I'm proud of you. Your people are proud of you. You have an opportunity to do something amazing. Do it. We'll be waiting for you.

What Amy Chua Didn't Tell You: Why 'The Triple Package' Is Dead Wrong

Khanh Ho | Posted 04.16.2014 | Books
Khanh Ho

I'm not here to jump on that bandwagon. I'm here to address one crucial question that Amy Chua does not consider: the uneven starting point that immigrants face when they decide to come to the United States.

Hot and Spicy Gluten-Free Indian Dumplings For Valentine's Day

Amber Rehman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Taste
Amber Rehman

There are some dishes that can transport me back to my grandmother's kitchen with every bite I take.

Thanksgiving Utsav Seva

Anju Bhargava | Posted 01.28.2014 | Religion
Anju Bhargava

What would our life be like without the caring love of our friends and families, the opportunity to have learned from and be loved by those who are wi...