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Interview: Racism, Sexism, and The Need for a New Way of Talking About Tibet

Reporter Jocelyn Ford and Zanta, the subject of her film, stand on a Beijing overpass. (Jocelyn Ford)
Current Affairs

Jocelyn Ford, director of Nowhere to Call Home, discusses sexism in Tibet, how Han Chinese have reacted to depictions of racism in her film, and the surprising signals she’s received from Chinese authorities.

Book Excerpt: 'The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas' by Anand Giridharadas

Anand Giridharadas, author of
ArtsCurrent Affairs

Anand Giridharadas's latest book tells the extraordinary true story of a Bangladeshi immigrant who decided to forgive the white supremacist who nearly killed him. Author appearance at Asia Society New York May 12.

Top Tweets: Pete Hoekstra's Super Bowl Ad Reaches 'New Low'

Screenshot from Pete Hoekstra's controversial ad.

Racially-charged campaign ad from Republican Senate candidate stirs controversy among pundits.

New Report Takes on Racist Rhetoric Among US Politicians

Cover of SAALT's report,

The South Asian Americans Leading Together releases a report tracking racist rhetoric against South Asians in American political discourse since 9/11.