Dear White People: Your Microaggressions Are Not OK

This past weekend, I went to a bar with my white boyfriend. We happened to meet another interracial couple: the man, an Indian born in England but raised in the states, brought along his white-American girlfriend. Before I could formally introduce myself to the white girlfriend, she and my boyfriend decided they both needed to […]

Black, White, & Everything In Between: Giuliana v. Zendaya

[Image credit: pmeidinger] By now, anyone who doesn’t live under a rock is aware of the Giuliana-Zendaya controversy. For those who are not aware, E! News host Giuliana Rancic made this comment about singer Zendaya’s red carpet dreadlocks: “She has just such a tiny frame that this hair, to me, overwhelms her. I feel like […]

EleFUNtation: the act of muddying one’s feet

The people of India like to get creative with their modes of transportation; some choose cars. Those without means have to walk. The less faint of heart prefer to ride motorcycles, and people that carry tons worth of objects will go by horse. On this particular day, I rode an elephant. This creature is one […]