racism

Do Black lives matter to Southasians?

An account of Black-Southasian relations in modern history.

| Jul 04, 2020

Bigot makes me coffee

A short story

| Jun 07, 2019

Sri Lankan Muslims: the new ‘others’?

The history and politics of Muslimphobia in Sri Lanka.

| Apr 23, 2018

Blackness in brown spaces

Despite historical linkages, Africans in Southasia endure prejudice and institutional discrimination.

| Jul 14, 2015

Equalisation to annihilation-and beyond

A further fragmentation of caste identities would rule out the possibility of solidarity across oppressed castes.

| Apr 01, 2010

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