The Negro In America: Colour Not The Coin That Buys Success
Essay by Saint Nihal Singh published in the Hindustan Review titled "The Negro in America: Colour Not the Coin That Buys Success." Singh briefly discusses the slave trade, and the efforts by African Americans to create institutions of education. Singh also quotes from Booker T. Washington.
As An Indian Sees America -- I: The Yellow Ad-Man
Part one of a series in the Hindustan Review titled "As An Indian Sees America," written by Saint Nihal Sing. Sing opens by claiming that this series attempts to portray life in the U.S. that has not been portrayed to Indians, "things that appeal to the ludicrous side of an Indian traveller." Specifically, he discusses the advertising industry in the U.S.
Pradeepa Oral History Interview
Pradeepa is a Sri Lankan Tamil artist and multimedia creator, as well as a social activist, hailing from Minneapolis, Minnesota and based in Colombo, Sri Lanka at the time of this interview. She left Sri Lanka as a young child and grew up as an asylum seeker at constant risk of deportation in the United States.
Tahmoures Hormozdyaran Oral History Interview
The interview was conducted as part of SAADA's ACFP 2021-2022. This interviewee discussed his early childhood and family life in Karachi, Pakistan, moving to a Parsi neighborhood as well as childhood memories of being a Zoroastrian in Yazd, Iran. He shared experiences of him and his family migrating to the U.S. and settling down in Centreville, Virginia for 30 or so years.
Roshni Rustomji-Kerns Oral History Interview
The interview was conducted as part of SAADA's ACFP 2021-2022. This interviewee discussed her early childhood and family life in Karachi and Mumbai before and after the Partition of India and Pakistan. She described the differences and similarities of being brought up as a Parsi woman in India and Pakistan.
Zenobia Panthaki Oral History Interview
The interview was conducted as part of SAADA's ACFP 2021-2022. This interviewee discussed her early childhood and family life in New Delhi, India. She shared differences between the Parsi community in New Delhi and Mumbai. She also shares in detail her ancestral history since the British colonial rule in India. She described her migration experience of coming to Falls Church, Virginia in 1990s.
Ms. Be the Change Oral History Interview
The interview was conducted as part of SAADA's ACFP 2021-2022. This interviewee discussed her early life in Chennai, India and described the small Zoroastrian community she grew up in. She described her migration experience from India to the United States, residing in New Jersey for the past 40 or so years.
Angela Nawang Oral History Interview
Angela Nawang speaks about her experience growing up in boarding school in India and coming to New York, limitations of identity, and multiple marginalizations.
In this slideshow, you will see:
Mount Hermon School Kindergarten class picture. Angela is seated in front of the school’s main doors, front row 3rd seat from right to left.