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America Ferrera American Like Me

‘American Like Me’ is a Powerful, Moving Collection of Essays From Hyphenated Identities

"American Like Me" is a pertinent title for actress and activist America Ferrera's new book. In it, she puts forth a collection of first-person...

On the (Lack of) South Asian Representation at the Emmys

The opening dance number at the September 17 Emmys starred big TV names like Kate McKinnon, Kenan Thompson, Kristen Bell, Sterling K. Brown. Ricky...
iZombie, The Good Place, The Magicians

The 7 Best TV Shows of 2018 so Far Featuring South Asian Talent

We're officially in the second half of 2018, which means its time to reflect on the first half of the year. Specifically, we're ranking...
South Asian Academy Members

The Academy Invites 928 New Members, Only 27 are South Asians

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences invited 928 new members to join them in 2018, surpassing the numbers for the last two...
Kumail Nanjiani, Emily V. Gordon, Apple, Little America

Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon’s “Little America” Picked up by Apple

Apple has picked up a new show from comedian and filmmaker Kumail Nanjiani and writer and producer, Emily V. Gordon. The duo behind 2017’s highest grossing...
Emmys 2018 South Asian Nominations

All the South Asian Talent Eligible for the 2018 Emmy Nominations

We're almost two months away from this year's biggest television award ceremony. The 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards will take place on September 17,...
Ms Marvel should be written by Muslim talent

Why ‘Ms. Marvel’ Should NOT be Written by Desi Men 

By Eissa Saeed, @senoreissa Here’s a fun exercise: name one film or TV show that has a Muslim desi female character as the lead. I’ll wait. That might be about to...
Apple Lands Shantaram

‘Shantaram’ Television Adaptations Lands at Apple

Gregory David Roberts' "Shantaram" is all set to turn into an epic television drama. In a competitive bid, Apple won the rights for the...

2018 Time 100 List Honors Eight South Asian Trailblazers

TIME Magazine released their annual list of the 100 most influential people. 2018’s list includes some big names we know and love divided into...

Kumail Nanjiani Narrates #WeHaveRights Campaign Videos in Urdu

“The Big Sick” and "Silicon Valley" actor Kumail Nanjiani is teaming up with The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Brooklyn Defenders Services to...

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