All the Real Award-Worthy Acceptance Speeches from the Emmy Awards

by Saloni Gajjar – Follow @browngirlmag  #REPRESENTATION. Or at least that was the motto at…

Riz Ahmed’s Stance Against Media Stereotypes and Lack of Representation

Ahmed has spoken out against limited roles for actors of color in both television and film, stating numerous times he would rather be poor than play stereotypical characters.

Combating Eurocentric Beauty Ideals: A Commentary on Kendall Jenner on Vogue India

It is outrageous that Vogue India would select Jenner to represent their magazine in honor of their 10th anniversary.

6 Things Every Brown Girl Does When She’s Bored

Us Brown Girls know that there are other things that we LOVE to do when we’re bored. And the best part—we’re not even going to deny it!

What Bollywood Taught me About Sensuality and Spirituality

I used to be embarrassed to share my love for Bollywood from fear of being labeled as “too Indian” by both my desi and non-desi friends.

Connie Mahswaran And Feminism in the Animated Series ‘Steven Universe’

As a lover of animation, I felt somewhat disheartened that there were never any animated characters who looked like me. And if there were, they were always these nerdy boys who sounded like Apu from the Simpsons. Hence, I was nearly in tears when I saw Connie.

7 Best Moments from President Obama’s Farewell Address

Yesterday, at 8 p.m. at the McCormick Center in Chicago, Barack Obama gave his highly-anticipated farewell speech to the United States of America, sharing bits of his life and his many pearls of wisdom as he motivated Americans broken by the election of Donald Trump to mend their spirits.

‘Brown Nation’ Star Sana Serrai: All Candid and Candor

by Akansha Agrawal Actress and model Sana Serrai plays the role of…

An Exclusive Exchange With Actress Melanie Chandra of ‘Brown Nation’ & ‘Code Black’

Three years ago I met Melanie Chandra on set for a movie called “For Here or to Go.” I spent my Saturday afternoon as an extra in a scene that was filmed at my local yoga studio (my tree pose was perfect by the end).

‘Mah-E-Mir,’ Urdu Shayeri and the Return of Lollywood

Even though the industry is still in its initial stages of rebirth, Anjum Shahzad’s “Mah e Mir” showcases the amazing talent and potential that Pakistani creators and artists truly possess.