Month: April 2010

Fair & Lovely? Indian Vogue Takes On The Desi Color Complex

Anybody that grew up in the Indian Subcontinent (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh), especially asĀ  a woman, believed one thing: Being fair is better. Lighter skin was always and continues to be equated with success in all realms of your life. How many of us Desi women can count the times we heard the phrase, “She is …

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The End of The Affair: Karzai No Longer The Puppet US Needs Him To Be

Just when you thought nothing could make the US war in Afghanistan get any worse, it has. American public support for the war is at an all time low, more and more people want to call it a day in Kabul and bring the troops home, Afghan civilian causalities continue to mount, and the question …

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