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The Anti-Asian American Hate Bill finally became law when Pres. Joe Biden signed the bipartisan legislation on May 18. Also, Alabama reverses a nearly 30-year ban on teaching yoga in public schools, the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame has its
Here are some resources to report hate crimes or to educate communities on the Asian American story:
P-Mo is now the solo host of Storytellers in ActionWe'll have 10 episodes, focused on topics, such as the NBA in India, the Punjab Farmer Protests, hate crimes against Asian Americans and the NRI EconomyAll episodes will be produced in Austin,
Colin is from Toronto, Canada but also spends time in Los AngelesHe has also lived in KuwaitColin's website is www.colinaguiar.comSome of Colin's projects include:FlyermanA Christmas TailDipsticks2 Men & a Pig
Jinee Lokaneeta just released her latest book, The Truth Machines. The book discusses policing, violence and scientific interrogations in IndiaSangay Mishra is the author of Desis Divided: The Political Lives of South Asian Americans.
This is the final episode of Season 5Two more bonus episodes are on tap; one on 11/14 and another on 11/21Kamala Harris is the first-ever woman Vice President of the United StatesShe is also the first woman of color to serve in the same roleCal
Tanny Jiraprapasuke and Jerry Raburn are the co-chairs of Thai Americans for BidenThis election is the first time a major presidential candidate recognized and included Thai Americans as a part of the campaignLos Angeles has the largest Thai Am
Kavi is starRing in a live stream reading of 'HATEF**K,' which was an off-Broadway show in 2019. Kavi stars alongside Sendhil Ramamurthy.Tickets for the live stream is available at this link:
Laj P. Waghray creates her work through Red Crane Films, which can be found online at originally moved to the United States from India, when her husband earned a professional opportunity in The Bronx. They have since r
Laj P. Waghray creates her work through Red Crane Films, which can be found online at originally moved to the United States from India, when her husband earned a professional opportunity in The Bronx. They have since r
Want to find Anisha on social media and the Interwebs? Here is how you spell her name: Anisha Adusumilli.Anisha is from Toledo, Ohio and moved to Los Angeles when she was 18. She moved to LA to attend UCLA.Anisha is trained in the piano.Some of
Saurabh Kikani starred in a one-man show, Baccalaureate, in early 2020. The show is about Saurabh's brief time at Oxford, figuring out love and life.He also produced the independent film, Miss India America, which starred Hannah Simone and Tia
David Paul Francis is a television writer whose credits include Hemlock Grove, Krypton and American Gods. He also starred in The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo and episodes of Becker, Outsourced and Crossing Jordan.
The Grand Jury Indictment for the officers involved in the Breonna Taylor proved the system is broken. This is time, accordingly, to take the words "A More Perfect Union" seriously and take the necessary action to fix the broken system. Storyte
What does Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death mean for the 2020 Election?What does white privilege look like?What does defund the police look like?What is it like being a Person of Color in Hollywood?We also share anecdotes about racism and dealing wit
Could we have avoided the Covid-19 pandemic if both parties stopped bickering? Should the Democrats focus less on removing Trump and more on how the party’s policies can help the American people? How has the pandemic forced artists to be more c
P-Mo and Pin Chen begin their conversation about music and education. The brain thrives when it is fed music - it's scientifically proven. The conversation then morphs into the overall value of the arts, what's at stake in the 2020 election, an
P-Mo and Debesh deep-dive with documentarian Sarita Khurana, who joined the Storytellers in Action team from Brooklyn. It was a non-linear conversation about telling South Asian stories, the life of senior citizens during Covid, challenging the
P-Mo, Farial and Debesh deep dive with Shilpi Roy, a filmmaker, about the state of affairs in Hollywood and the United States. What does Hollywood need to do to better represent people of color? What's at stake in the upcoming presidential elec
What's at stake in the 2020 election? What does "representation" look like? How much is Orange County actually changing? Can a genuine conversation be had about BLM? These are the issues we tackle in the latest episode of Storytellers in Action
Has cancel culture gone too far? Do identity problems have identity solutions? Is there a way to balance diversity and representation with a genuine, human-based meritocracy? Does our society overvalue Intelligence Quotient and undervalue Emoti
P-Mo, Debesh and Farial will dive even deeper this season, as Storytellers in Action returns for the first time since Coronavirus became a global pandemic and the United States was mired by civil unrest in light of the murders of George Floyd,
She's an actor. She's an artist. She's a Maxim model. She's a singer. She's a DJ. Monika Starling can do it all, and she sat down with P-Mo, Debesh and Farial to talk about what inspires her. Monika has toured the world as a DJ, painted her own
We had a happy accident in the fourth season of Storytellers in Action: All of our guests were women! The podcast crew spent a few minutes talking about what the season meant to them, and what they look forward to in the next season.
Our final guest of Season 4 is Leena Pendharkar, who grew up in North Carolina and pursued careers in politics, journalism and documentary filmmaking before finding her calling as a writer/director in feature films. Leena and Parimal speak abou
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