The Problematic Representation Of Brown People In American Screens | Feminism In India

The Problematic Representation Of Brown People In American Screens

What makes these shows with brown people leads difficult for me, is that every one of them vies for or ends up with a white individual.
Oh No Dove, You Did Not Just Say That

Oh No Dove, You Did Not Just Say That

Brands try to position their products as inclusive and diverse, but a recent racist ad by Dove shows how superficial this commitment often is.
North-East

The Assigned “North-East” Identity: Why India Is Not My Cup Of Tea

I was really conscious of the ascribed North-East identity only when I left Shillong and arrived in Delhi.
Dear White People

Why You Need To Be Watching Netflix’s Dear White People

Dear White People is centred on the lives of a minority group of black students navigating racial and other forms of discrimination in a predominantly white university.
A Meghalayan Woman Faces racist Humiliation In Delhi Golf Club

A Meghalaya Woman Faces Racist Humiliation In Delhi Golf Club

Episodes of racism against the North-East Indians seem to have no end, as a Meghalaya woman faces racist humiliation in Delhi Golf Club.
Watch: Northeastern Woman Brilliantly Tackles Racial Stereotypes Using Satirevideo

Watch: Northeastern Woman Brilliantly Tackles Racial Stereotypes Using Satire

This Northeastern woman brilliantly took down all the racism of the Indian Mainland towards people of the Northeast in this satirical video.
We are a nation that hates black people

Violence In Noida: We Are A Nation That Hates Black People

We are a nation that hates Africans. We are nation that is racist against Africans. We are a nation that has whitewashed our own skin colour.
Brown skin in a white country

The Irritations Of Having Brown Skin In A Western Country

My brown skin is a source of endless fascination for the summer months. I am about as useful as a paint chart to my white friends.
Protest against the killing of a Northeastern woman

Living In Delhi As A Northeastern Woman: Do My Small Eyes Make Me Less...

I'm a 21 year old Northeastern woman raised in Delhi. I've had to contend with racial slurs and stereotypes all my life.
A Feminist Reading Of Hidden Figures

A Feminist Reading Of Hidden Figures

The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program.

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The recent pattern of item songs where a lone woman dances for a horde of men, like in Chikni Chameli and Ek Do Teen, reminds me of gang molestation.
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Lust Stories: The Space Between Silence, Uncertainty And Conversations

Lust Stories is an anthology of 4 stories that center themselves on women’s sexuality and agency – a college professor, two schoolteachers, a domestic worker and a tired housewife.
5 Indian Women Historians You Need To Know About | Feminism In India

5 Indian Women Historians You Need To Know About

It’s important to learn about women historians who have increasingly influenced our understanding of the world and its history.