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The MAHI Project

Sisters Devika and Saloni Kumar Create the MAHI Project: Providing Menstrual Education to Underprivileged...

by Gabbie Deonath - Follow @browngirlmag All photos courtesy of Devika and Saloni Kumar. Raised in Texas, sisters Devika and Saloni Kumar spent many vacations throughout their childhood and teenage years traveling back to India...

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Rooh Afza Drinks

by Sarah Yusuf - Follow @SarahYWrites Valentine’s Day can either be the bane of your existence or a super romantic day with your boo. Regardless if you celebrate with your friends or your significant...
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Hasan Minhaj: From The Daily Show HQ to the Cover of GQ India

Hasan Minhaj, the senior correspondent on The Daily Show and creator of hit Netflix special Homecoming King, is GQ India’s newest cover star.

The Colonial Eye – As the British Saw and Described Indians: Maharajas and...

by Shefali Chandan - Follow @browngirlmag The British “comic paper” Punch (subtitled The London Charivari), ran from 1841 to 2002 and used humor and caricature to comment on the follies and pretensions...
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Widow of Hate Crime Victim Starts Initiative to Assure All Immigrants are Welcome

On Jan. 16, InTouch Solution, the company at which Sunanaya Dumala is employed, launched a Facebook page called Forever Welcome, in honor of her husband, Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was killed in a hate crime attack last year.
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Graphic Designer Badal Patel Shakes up Indian Invitations With Modern Designs

Graphic designer Badal Patel maintains a day job at a design agency in New York City, but in her free time, she creates Indian-inspired cards, posters, and stationery.

Recipe for Empowerment: Vicente Ferrer Foundation Connects Cultures Using Food

October 11, 2017 fully marked the one year anniversary for the Vicente Ferrer Foundation helping to empower rural cities and communities in India. The VFF USA continued their legacy of 48 years by offering more solutions to improve education, women’s development, organizational capacities and funds.

Shanti Bhavan’s 20th Anniversary Gala in Manhattan Raised More Than a Million Dollars

On November 9th, 2017, Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project hosted a gala fundraiser for building the construction of their second school.

Growing Up Indian-American—What That Means to me now That I am Older

The idea that being an Indian-American can be confusing is quite the understatement.

6 South Asian Brides you Aspire to Look Like on Your Wedding Day

Getting married is one of the most important moments in a woman’s life—a day that most young girls dream about. What may come second to finding the right guy is finding the perfect bridal outfit.
Me Too

#MeToo Goes Global: What Happened in Goa Doesn’t Stay in Goa

Today, in the Western world, I wouldn’t hesitate to trigger the alarm should anyone dare to sexually violate me. In India, I would still think twice!
Partition

Reflecting on the Trauma of India and Pakistan’s Partition—70 Years Later

This year marks 70 years of independence for both Pakistan and India. Likewise, this also means that it’s been 70 years since the partition.

Poem: ‘Mama’s Life Through Partition’

1952, A car has crushed half of your marvelous Lahore buries the councilman, and five daughters bury a father, You fend alone Mama, my great-grandmother, your fingers are the point of a needle scratching the doors of a school Your daughters own the right to education

Dancing Twins Poonam and Priyanka Share Their Advice on Pursuing Your Passion

These talented women have captivated a diverse audience with their Bollywood, hip-hop, and classical dance routines. They shared details about their success and experiences so far and the goals they want to accomplish in the future.
Beyond The Clouds

‘Beyond The Clouds’: Majid Majidi’s Universal Language of Humanity

Iranian-born Majid Maijidi continues his passion to depict humanist topics with “Beyond the Clouds”, whose world premiere opened up at the British Film Institute.

Fast Five with Actor and YouTube Star Rupan Bal

We caught up with Rupan Bal on his latest YouTube parodies, work in movies and film, and what he's planning next.

Here’s Brown Girl’s Advice on What NOT to Wear This Diwali

With Diwali upon us, it's only fair that we share some what-not-to-wear tips with our Brown Girls. So, here they are!
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Give your Kids the Bright Future they Deserve With College Savings

We grew up in Edison, New Jersey, so naturally, we were exposed to our culture, Bollywood, dancing, and singing very early on. However, no matter how much interest we had in those extracurricular activities, we were continuously pushed to focus attaining a higher degree.
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Here’s a DIY Project you can Easily Tackle: Rainbow Diwali Diyas

Brighten up your Diwali decor with these DIY Rainbow Diwali Diyas.

Sabyasachi and Christian Louboutin Unveil their Capsule Shoe Collection and it’s Nothing Short of...

Sabyasachi and Christian Louboutin and took the world by storm when they officially announced their collaboration. Here's what the buzz is all about.

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