The complicated racial politics of Little Black Sambo
The genealogy of an American racial epithet reveals origins in British India.
The Barbour Scholarship
Dashini Jeyathurai unearths a scholarship program dedicated to "bring girls from the Orient, give them an Occidental education, and let them take back whatever they find good."
The State of Statelessness
Many Indians found themselves in deeply tenuous positions across the globe, after arriving in former colonial outposts as a result of the British empire's prolific use of Indian labor.