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Five Texas Candidates Who Are Taking Democracy By the Reins

With democracy on the ballot this November, these five candidates say the solution is to lean in and "be part of the solution."

‘The Dirty Underbelly of American Life’ – Victims of Hate Share Their Stories

Two racially motivated attacks, one in Texas and another in California, highlight the increasingly complicated dynamics of hate in America.

The Muslim Freedom Fighter Who Hid a Sikh Revolutionary

While India's independence is remembered for the bloody partition separating what is today Pakistan from India, stories of inter-religious solidarity abound.

History, Culture Inform Asian American Perspectives on Gun Control

Discussions around gun control legislation too often leave out the voice of immigrant communities that are increasingly being targeted in mass shootings.

A Woman’s Choice Not to Publish

For India Currents publisher Vandana Kumar, the leaked SCOTUS opinion brought back memories of an earlier experience involving a woman’s right to choose.

Covid Vaccines are Safe and Effective for 5-11 Year Olds

That message was delivered during a March 15 briefing for the South Asian community organized by the non-profit South Asian Network.

Biden Appoints Dr. Ashish Jha as White House Covid Czar

Jha, the Dean of Public Health at Brown University, replaces outgoing Covid czar Jeffrey Zients.

Housing, Hate, and Health Top Concerns for AAPI in LA

The agency will be translating all written materials into the 15 most-used languages in the state and adding more interpreters to its phone lines.

California EDD Adds 15 Languages, Expands Access to Unemployment Insurance

The agency will be translating all written materials into the 15 most-used languages in the state and adding more interpreters to its phone lines.

Senate Republicans Stall Confirmation of Muslim American SBA Nominee Dilawar Syed

For the fifth time, all GOP senators failed to show up for a vote.

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