"2 Beat Musician in Racial Attack"
Article from a June 1984 issue of India Abroad entitled "2 Beat Musician in Racial Attack." The article describes a racist attack by two white men in East Cambridge, MA, who were charged with assaulting Shashi Nayak, owner of the Academy of Indian Music in nearby Somerville. Nayak and his American wife Barbara, who had both moved to the area from Dorchester to avoid racial discrimination, told police that the attackers had mistaken Nayak for a black man, and that no onlookers had come to help.
Date: June 15, 1984
Type: Newspaper Clipping
Source: India Abroad
Location: East Cambridge, MA
Collection: Godha Ram Channon, Papers of
Item History: 2015-03-27 (created); 2023-02-02 (modified)
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