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California voters on Tuesday elected the state’s first new U.S. senator in 24 years, and made history in the process. State Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris won the race, according to the Associated Press, becoming the first black politician in history to represent California in the Senate. With Harris cemented as the solid front-runner and Democratic Party […]

Tamil Voices

My name is Sivanthy Vasanthan and I am a third year student at the University of Michigan! I am studying Sociology with a concentration in Law, Justice and Social Change. I am part of a Humans of New York style project called Uncover: A/PIA which shares the stories of Asian American and Pacific Islander Americans […]

A Los Angeles based attorney of Sri Lankan Tamil heritage was selected and awarded the MacArthur “genius grant”, which comes with a no-strings-attached $625,000 stipend. The foundation identifies people doing groundbreaking good deeds, studies them from afar, then calls with the good news. For Ahilan Arulanantham defending the rights of people fleeing violence became his […]

American Tamil comedian, writer & actor Aziz Ansari accepted his first Emmy last night alongside Alan Yang at the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. The award recognised their ‘Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series’ for the ‘Master of None’ episode ‘Parents’. The episode focused on the […]

Five young high school students, recipients of the 2016 National Student Poets accolade, were invited to the White House in recognition of their poetry skills. They delivered their poetry in front of their family and distinguished guests including the First Lady, Michelle Obama, who is also the honorary chairman of the President’s Committee on the […]