Cover of a 1965 issue of True Detective
Kokila Bahadur came as a nurse trainee at the Jersey City Medical Center in 1966, the year of Guyana's independence. The first in the Bahadur family to immigrate, Kokila Bahadur sponsored her husband, children and many dozens of other relatives through provisions of the 1965 Hart-Cellar Act, the immigration law that profoundly changed the demographics of the United States.
Days of the Sahib Poet Bio
Here, a biography of Rajkumari Singh is accompanied by a portrait by pen done by her daughter Pritha Singh.
The second page of Rajkumari Singh's biography includes the initials R.M., which could stand for Guyanese short story writer Rooplall Monar, who was part of her artistic collective The Messenger Group.
Islamic Prayer Pamphlet Cover
The Khan family carried this prayer guidebook printed by the Ahmadiyya Anjuman, the reformist movement led in Guyana by Aliyah's grandfather, to the United States.
SAALT Unequal Consequences Report
South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) report titled Unequal Consequences: The Disparate Impact of COVID-19 Across South Asian Americans. The report highlights the need for funders and policy makers to gather accurate disaggregated data on South Asian communities in the U.S. to be able to understand and respond to the needs that have emerged since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ambedkar International Center (AIC) COVID Support
During COVID pandemic crises AIC created a COVID Relief task force with the support of volunteer in India is working on COVID-19 support for underserved and marginalized communities (Urban Poor, Rural, and Adivasis). The volunteers work for procurement and distribution of the grocery and medical equipment and local help to the community in India.
Chitralekha Cover Story
Hindi magazine Chitralekha covered the protest organized by Ambedkarite community in USA against rape and murder case of Dalit girl in India 2015 in Maharashtra. Such coverage creates a bonding among the Ambedkarite community across borders.
A Profile Story of Shamsun Nehar in Mode Detroit
Shamsun Nehar began her business Cakes by Lucky in 2014 after baking for her friends and family. She learned cake decorating as a creative outlet from her day job as a senior software engineer for the engineering company Continental Automotive. Now she's baked and decorated over 500 cakes for special occasions for metro Detroit's Bangladeshi, Indian, Pakistani and multicultural communities.
NBC Asian America feature of Pradeepa
Profile of Pradeepa's experience in media, culture, and entertainment, which is a topic of discussion in the interview she did for the Archival Creators Fellowship Project on Ilankai Tamil Feminism. This profile is part of NBC Asian America's #RedefineAtoZ series.