For example, in areas that have a very low percentage of South Asians in the population, around 30 per cent of people are vaccinated. In ones that have the highest percentage of South Asian people, it’s less than 15 per cent.
“Mental health is not talked about openly." How social media is providing a safe space for South Asians facing mental health challenges
If you say to me “hey umair, desi people aka south Asians like you are racist too,” I won’t get defensive, in fact I’ll reply “yeah, super racist.” We’re all in this toxic stew of hate, we have been for centuries: the question is how much longer we want to boil in it.
South Asians in the U.S. are more likely to die of heart disease than the general population. Join us for a conversation about this community's health with @AmiBhattMD and special guest @rooshaparikh on April 6 at 7 p.m. EST. Register:
Racism against Asians is part of American history: Chinese Exclusion Act Internment of Japanese Americans "Patriot Act" targeting South Asians Signs in Stockton, CA reading "Positively No Filipinos Allowed" #AsianAmericans #StopAsianHate #StopAsianHateCrimesCr  @DefineAmericanimes
As a young girl, I'd often go on walks with my grandfather in India, who'd discuss how people should be treated equally—regardless of the circumstances of their birth. My heritage is why I’m proud to launch our South Asians#ForThePeople community:
Police officers in Hong Kong on Sunday fired tear gas and fought with angry demonstrators outside a luxury hotel. Demonstrators were expressing support for South Asians in the city, a week after the police sprayed stinging dye at a mosque.
The Council of Agencies Serving South Asians’ statement on Trudeau: