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Nikki Haley: Indian-Americans’ alter ego?

By Thu, Jun 30, 2011 3:06AM UTC Comments Off Nikki Haley. Pic: AP.

Last week, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley was chosen “Person of the Year” (2010) by India Abroad, a New York-based Indian-American weekly newspaper. The choice of Haley is understandable, but ironic because there’s nothing remotely alluring about Haley to a majority of Indian-Americans, except, of course, a bit of ethnic pride in her political ascendancy....

Asian men ‘most excluded’ on the Internet dating scene

By Tue, Jun 07, 2011 9:29AM UTC 60 Comments Asian men ‘most excluded’ on the Internet dating scene

No one would want to be in the shoes of a black man in America. That is a given. With highest incarceration and unemployment rates, not to mention a reputation for violent behavior and drug use, black males are the most stereotyped segment of American demography. As sociologically insightful comedian Chris Rock claims, even a...