Stories about Ethnicity & Race from September, 2021
Kamla Bhasin, a pioneer of the women’s rights movement in South Asia, died on September 25, 2021 in New Delhi, India. Activists remembered her on social media and mourned her death.
Whereas some online commentaries celebrate China’s help and contributions to Ethiopia, other discussions on Chinese projects tend to emphasize their exploitative features
As economic ties between Ankara and Beijing strengthened, Turkey's policies on the treatment of Uyghurs in China weakened.
Retelling indigenous Tamang people’s torment and trauma through sacred seeds, handmade paper and slates
Nepali artist Subas Tamang uses the seeds of the Damocles tree, handmade paper from the bark of paper plants, and slates to tell the stories of the indigenous Tamang people.
Public interest in Chinese exotic eating habits and in potential appropriation of Ethiopian traditional culture speaks of the larger rifts in Sino-Ethiopian encounters
A special cover by pop culture magazine Rolling Stone India and music platform Majjaa carrying interviews of singers Dhee and Vincent de Paul stirred controversy and widespread displeasure.
Lame’s rise to stardom comes at a time when, for every Black TikTok sensation like him, there are several white influencers on the app that are making far more money.