From Depressed Mom to Dancer, and Taekwondo Black Belt
Shanmuga Priya has come a long way from falling into depression, to taking up a black belt in Taekwondo. This is her inspiring journey...
Fri Jul 02 2021
How I Overcame Insults And Proved Critics Wrong
Tue Oct 22 2019
Addressing One's Internalized Racism
Wed Oct 02 2019
Family, The Epitome of True Love
It was the darkest day of my life. Earlier this year, I lost my job when my employer cut down on staff to cut costs.
Wed Sep 25 2019
How Appa Taught Us To Love
As I sat in the train the other day, I reminisced about the times Appa would make us sit down together as a family for dinner.
Tue Sep 10 2019
'I Just Want To Be Content With My Pursuits.'
Being born into a conservative Indian family, the life my parents had envisioned for me was stereotypically simple, graduate, get married and build a family.
Tue Sep 10 2019
Remembering The Legacy of K Thamboosamy Pillay
K Thamboosamy Pillay, a name not so famed today, but was a prominent figure in the late 1870s.
Wed Sep 04 2019
The Tale Of The RM3 'Kasut Getah'
The RM3 'kasut getah' has become part of my identity and they have made trips to the UK, Europe and now US as I pursue my Masters.
Thu Aug 29 2019
'I'm Not Any Less Indian, Just Because I Can't Speak Tamil'
I grew up speaking English most of the time. My mother was a Tamil language teacher and our conversations always consist of her speaking in Tamil and me speaking in English.
Tue Aug 27 2019
'When Will Prejudice and Judgment Against Us End?'
Here I was studying to become a doctor, but it didn't make an iota of difference against the prejudice that faces our community.
Thu Aug 22 2019