Samir Rishu Mohanty aka Big Deal's “Are You Indian?” talks about racism against Northeast Indians in a very direct tone.
When news like the UberPool attack come out, everyone is enraged but they fail to check how they contribute to the culture of racism that is thriving and often brushed off everyday.
Their rising fame of BTS has brought with it an alarming amount of scepticism. Some of it stemming from Western audiences unable to understand how music in another language could capture the hearts and minds of people all over the world.
My mongoloid features did not fit in anywhere in the homogenous-Hindu identity of India; not even in my own state of Jammu and Kashmir, and spurred many instances of racism.
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.
Brands try to position their products as inclusive and diverse, but a recent racist ad by Dove shows how superficial this commitment often is.
I was really conscious of the ascribed North-East identity only when I left Shillong and arrived in Delhi.
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.
Episodes of racism against the North-East Indians seem to have no end, as a Meghalaya woman faces racist humiliation in Delhi Golf Club.
This Northeastern woman brilliantly took down all the racism of the Indian Mainland towards people of the Northeast in this satirical video.
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