Learn about the story of Mok Rahman, the first British-Bangladeshi MMA Fighter, who competed in Cage Warriors in 2012 with an overall 13-4 record.
The Sounds of Jackson Heights
Check out our first video essay by Rudrani Ghosh on the beautiful neighborhood of Jackson Heights in New York City!
The Third Culture Complexity
What is home?
Is it the people, feeling or just a city?
Mango Achar Served on White Tablecloth: South Asia’s Fight to Revolutionize Fine Dining
Cooking, feeding, and eating make up the South Asian love language. Surely, trying to change it would seem like sacrilege!
Kishore Kumar: A Musical & Cinematic Icon
Kishore Kumar, the iconic voice and face of Hindi and Bengali films, established a legacy with his music and films that continue to inspire millions today.
I had rare moments of seeing Maa laughing in these old photos from her youth, but I don’t remember ever seeing her genuinely smile or laugh when I was growing up. Where did that young girl in the photos go?
To Be Palestinian
Palestine gave me everything. She is perfect and I love her. But she is not okay. She hasn’t been okay for over 70 years.
Becoming an Indecent Bengali Girl
Once I got that tattoo, none of those questions applied anymore. I was never going to be anything traditionally Bengali ever again.
An Open Letter to the Next Generation of Poets: Translations of Tagore
I feel truly blessed to be born and brought up in the Bengali culture – to savor and enjoy Tagore’s writing in the original. Using this legacy, I am wholeheartedly dedicated to achieving my goal of sharing them with the rest of the world.
On Empire & Religion in Bengal
While being an annual celebration, marking the apex of Bengali culture, Pohela Baishakh it is not an invention made by Bengalis for the explicit benefit of Bengalis.