GENERATION Z

How I Overcame Covid, its Physical and Mental After Effects Through Meditation

In 2020, prior to the pandemic, I was juggling 2 sports, 3 clubs, and countless…

Hindu Nationalist Agenda of Asserting Control Over Women’s Bodies Continues in ‘Partly Free’ India

2020 was a year of celebration for women’s suffrage globally, as Kamala Harris became the…

South Asian Youth Initiative to Take Down Structures of Casteism, Anti-Blackness and Islamophobia

Calling all South Asians! The 2021 South Asian Youth Initiative will be held virtually on…

Outside the Window: A Teenager’s Reflections on One Year of the COVID-19 Pandemic

It’s officially been one year since the COVID-19 pandemic took over our world. Isn’t it…

We Have Come a Long Way From Advocating Intersections Between Indian Casteism and American White Supremacy

Two weeks ago, I checked my family’s mailbox, and hidden among advertisements and utility bills,…

Myriad Colors of History: How Black Civil Rights Struggles Helped Me to Embrace My South Asian Identity

The heart of this proud country bleeds a million different colors — colors that have…

My Mother’s Story is Not an Exception. It is a Story of Ongoing Violence Against India’s Muslims

That fateful “X” meant death. The two blood-red lines sloppily meeting each other glistened in…

As a 11-Year-Old Indian American How I See Discrimination of Blacks in America and Dalits in India

At the 2021 U.S. Presidential Inauguration, the poet Amanda Gorman spoke about “the past we…

I’m Just an 8th Grader, But I Hope to One Day ‘Shake the World’ in My Own ‘Gentle’ Way

“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” These words uttered by Mahatma Gandhi…

Civil Rights, Black Lives and South Asian Identity of a 13-Year-Old Upstander

Namaste. Mera naam Anya Chopra hai. I am a cisgender, able-bodied, South Asian American girl,…

A Teen’s Letter to Her Future Child About the Importance of Standing Up to Bullies and Giving Selflessly

To my future child: I write this letter to, hopefully, give you an understanding of…

Writing About My Indian American identity has Been a Cathartic Experience

A lot of people believe that the Civil Rights Movement only benefited African Americans. However,…