Ali Najmi, the contender to represent one of the largest South Asian enclaves in New York City, talks about growing up in Glen Oaks, his politicization in Sikh gurdwaras, and fighting for the rights of taxi drivers.
“Nobody wears those, so it’s kind of funny that you do,” she said, blowing swirls of smoke out of the corner of her mouth…
A novelist recalls her childhood steeped in Chinese radio plays heard on the Singapore airwaves.
“…I’d see non-Sikhs…be scared because there were so many turbans around them. I want to end that,” Amrinder Singh explained.
Khmer record and film collector Nate Hun is part of a growing movement quietly reconstructing Cambodia’s tumultuous past.