The Mysterious -and Sad- Case of Julia Pastrana, the ”Ape-Woman” — Sasquatch Close Encounter Network for Interspecies Communication


The Mysterious -and Sad- Case of Julia Pastrana, the ”Ape-Woman” This could be the best documented and most infamous historical case of a Sasquatch hybrid, who was sadly sold as a slave in Mexico, exhibited in circus and freak shows around the world, and described with all the most pejorative names such as the Ape-Woman, […] via The Mysterious -and Sad- Case of Julia Pastrana, the … Continuer de lire The Mysterious -and Sad- Case of Julia Pastrana, the ”Ape-Woman” — Sasquatch Close Encounter Network for Interspecies Communication

Dalit man forced to drink urine in UP: ‘They dragged him, kept saying whose backing do they have, govt is ours’ — Paperdabba


Written by Sourav Roy Barman | Badaun (up) | Published: May 2, 2018 4:40:25 am Ram Gulam, father of the Dalit man who was assaulted, in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh. (Express Photo by Gajendra Yadav) Unaware of the tension inside Ram Gulam’s house, Sultan grazes in the backyard under a hot summer sun. The […] via Dalit man forced to drink urine in UP: ‘They … Continuer de lire Dalit man forced to drink urine in UP: ‘They dragged him, kept saying whose backing do they have, govt is ours’ — Paperdabba

10 Bollywood movies that were based on true stories — Paperdabba


10 Bollywood movies that were based on true stories Photo:IMDB What intrigues us the most when we watch a movie trailer? The footnote saying, ‘Based on real life incidents’. When a flick is spun around real life stories, it automatically becomes more thought-provoking and attention-grabbing. Lately, Bollywood actor John Abraham is coming up with another […] via 10 Bollywood movies that were based on true stories … Continuer de lire 10 Bollywood movies that were based on true stories — Paperdabba

The Untouchables and the Pax Britannica — Black Leadership Analysis


This treatise was used as evidence in the Round Table Conference. It explains the unique suffering of the Dalits and how Britain was coupable. He begins with a short history of how exploration centered around finding routes to India. The conquest of India was unique in that it had a complex government when it was […] via The Untouchables and the Pax Britannica — Black Leadership … Continuer de lire The Untouchables and the Pax Britannica — Black Leadership Analysis

On Whitewashing and Indian colorism — iamonlyhuman


It sometimes feels strange when I look around at movies or advertisements. Indian people are crazy for lighter skin, it’s deeply entrenched in the society now, in movie slang “gori”(white) == beautiful. It’s a part of the songs which glorify white and denigrate black. Examples “हम काले है तो क्या हुआ दिलवाले है “(what if I […] via On Whitewashing and Indian colorism — iamonlyhuman Continuer de lire On Whitewashing and Indian colorism — iamonlyhuman

Charles R. Darwin on Race-Mixing — PHOSPHORUS


When two distinct races are crossed, it is notorious that the tendency in the offspring to revert to one or both parent forms is strong, and endures for many generations. The Earl of Powis formerly imported some thoroughly domesticated humped cattle from India, and crossed them with English breeds, which belong to a distinct species; […] via Charles R. Darwin on Race-Mixing — PHOSPHORUS Continuer de lire Charles R. Darwin on Race-Mixing — PHOSPHORUS

Colorism in India — Jemal March


Colorism is present in cultures in all over the world. It’s a form of bias that is based on a skin tone. Colorism is highly present in the black and Hispanic communities. Since one of the definitions of a beautiful & gorgeous girl in India is having a fair skin, colorism highly presented in the beauty […] via Colorism in India — Jemal March Continuer de lire Colorism in India — Jemal March

Brown and Invisible — Delta Vie


Being dark-haired and olive-skinned has always made it difficult for people to place where I come from. Often, I have been mistaken for a Romani, a Latina, a Syrian, and more recently, a Sephardic Jew. To be completely honest, it makes me happy that so many people look at me and think I’m one of […] via Brown and Invisible — Delta Vie Continuer de lire Brown and Invisible — Delta Vie

How Does Someone Become Untouchable? — Literary Hub


She always had questions. In hindsight, she can’t remember what they were. But they were always there. “At the time, the questions were things that I could not articulate,” says Sujatha Gidla, a New York City subway conductor and author of the memoir Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India. […] via How Does Someone Become Untouchable? — Literary Hub Continuer de lire How Does Someone Become Untouchable? — Literary Hub