#Racism, People

Food, Identity and Racism

Food is Identity. Years ago when I was in school, a new girl had just joined the class, she was from the North East of India. On her first day she brought two small tiffin boxes, the first had rice and the second had a vegetable curry which looked very different to the normal Indian… Continue reading Food, Identity and Racism

humanity, People

Be fair. (A post in honour of Nelson Mandela on the occasion of #Madiba100)

Is it really fair that we tell a girl she doesn’t have a chance at life simply because she isn’t fair? For all those confused at the above statement, it’s a simple yet powerful statement against the fair skin industry. Now what exactly is the fair skin industry? It’s pretty much the beauty products you see… Continue reading Be fair. (A post in honour of Nelson Mandela on the occasion of #Madiba100)