Tag: India

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Six Things You Should Never Say to South Asian Americans

Eight countries — Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka — make up South Asia. Nearly 5.4 million South Asians live in the U.S., according to South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT). Despite South Asians coming from a vast variety of backgrounds, cultures and lived experiences, they often…

The Hershey Company: Nourishing Minds in India and Beyond

(Originally published on TheHersheyCompany.com) Since launching its shared social purpose, Nourishing Minds, in 2015, The Hershey Company (a DiversityInc Noteworthy Company) has been working hard to provide children with the nutrition they need to learn and grow. India, an important market for Hershey, has one of the highest rates of…

Rape Victim Sues Uber, CEO and Top Execs

A woman who was raped by an Uber driver is now suing the company and three of its top executives,including CEO Travis Kalanick (who is currently on a leave of absence), for mishandling her medical records. Also named on the suit are Eric Alexander and Emil Michael. Alexander, the company’s…

Shooting of Sikh Man Being Investigated as Hate Crime

The shooting of a Sikh man outside his home in Kent, Wash., is being investigated as a potential hate crime the second shooting believed to be motivated by hate in two weeks. Deep Rai, 39, was shot in his driveway Friday night by an unknown masked assailant who allegedly told…