Castelessness: The Pathology of Desi Twitter

by Anonymous Recently, desi (specifically Indian-origin) twitter was abuzz with all-round praise for Shashi Tharoor following his speech at Oxford, upbraiding UK for colonialism, and making a case for reparations to its former colonies. Many famous desis on Twitter like Hari Kondabolu were tweeting quotes from Tharoor’s speech. It went viral. The demand of reparations… Read More

I too am Black and a Feminist: On the importance of Black British Feminism

by Siana Bangura ‘Sisterhood empowers women by respecting, protecting, encouraging, and loving [them]’, bell hooks declared in 1982 in her exploration of black women and Feminism. By default, when speaking about Black Feminism most will turn to bell hooks or Audre Lorde or another African American woman and quote her words and experiences. A quick… Read More