Hate Crimes

Remembering Oak Creek

August 6, 2017

In America, compassion is earned through death instead of existence. In August 2012, when the Oak Creek shooting happened, I was called for jury duty. Here’s how it works: you get pulled into a courtroom with a bunch of other people. Participants who are most likely to show neutrality in the case are cherry-picked for … Read More

Hindu Complacency Will Kill Us

February 25, 2017

The Kansas shooting showed our true colors. When the Muslim Ban first rolled out and protesters filed into airport parking lots, shutting down terminals and chanting against the detention of travellers, I sat down with my grandmother to talk about what was happening. I told her over FaceTime that I was scared and nervous about the … Read More