In 'I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings', Maya Angelou recounts her traumatic childhood of growing up as a black woman in a white community.
Samir Rishu Mohanty aka Big Deal's “Are You Indian?” talks about racism against Northeast Indians in a very direct tone.
I'm a 21 year old Northeastern woman raised in Delhi. I've had to contend with racial slurs and stereotypes all my life.
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.
Brands try to position their products as inclusive and diverse, but a recent racist ad by Dove shows how superficial this commitment often is.
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.
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.
This issue of Vogue US did give a nod to some international talent not usually in the American limelight. But the imagery of the cover is typical for an industry that consistently brands Eurocentric beauty standards.
Yami Gautam is the poster child of fairness creams in India. Nikita, played by a tanned Bhumi Pednekar is a dark-skinned woman and Pari plays the societal binary. While representing the character, she took upon herself the burden to justify her role as the face of the highest-selling fairness cream brand.
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.