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Meet the Staff: Syeda Hasan

by Syeda Hasan - Follow @syedahasan28 Hey BG world! My name is Syeda and I’m a 23-year-old journalist living in Houston, Texas. I’ve loved writing for as long as I can remember, and that drew me to pursue a career in journalism. My first reporting job was for my college newspaper –...

Artist Pranna on Touring with Amar Sandhu, Pursuing His Passion, and Connecting with Fans

by Syeda Hasan – Follow @syedahasan887 This post was originally published on our partner website India.com: he following profile is part of the Urban Desi conference/concert series. Produced by Desi in NYC and presented byIndia.com, #UrbanDesi is a one-of-a-kind, two-day event in New York City featuring 20 global South Asian artists for...

Amar Sandhu Became a Singer ‘by Accident’?

by Syeda Hasan – Follow @syedahasan887 This post was originally published on our partner website India.com: The following profile is part of the Urban Desi conference/concert series. Produced by Desi in NYC and presented by India.com, #UrbanDesi is a one-of-a-kind, two-day event in New York City featuring 20 global South Asian artists...

Chai Town’s Latest Video Pays Homage to Shah Rukh Khan on His 50th Birthday

by Syeda Hasan – Follow @syedahasan887 This post was originally published on our partner website India.com: It’s hard to believe almost 30 years have passed since Shah Rukh Khan made his on-screen debut in the Hindi television series "Fauji." Today, Khan has appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films, and it’s hard...

Nina Davuluri Reflects on Her Year as the First South Asian Miss America

by Syeda Hasan - Follow @syedahasan887 This post was originally published on our partner website India.com: A little over a year has passed since Nina Davuluri became the first Indian-American to win the Miss America pageant. How has the 25-year-old’s life changed since she won the crown and gained international stardom? Davuluri said...

Ishqr Confronts the Taboos of Muslim-American Dating

by Syeda Hasan - Follow @syedahasan887 When Humaira Mubeen got the idea for Ishqr last November, she said it started as a joke. Mubeen was part of an online forum for young Muslims. The group discussed issues including marriage and how difficult it can be to find an ideal partner. She said...

Why I relate to Adnan Syed from ‘Serial’ as a Second Generation Immigrant

by BG Staff - Follow @Browngirlmag     As the case of Adnan Syed for the 1999 murder of his ex-girlfriend and Maryland high school student Hae Min Lee unfolded over the 12-episode podcast, "Serial," our BG staff listened and obsessed over it, much like the rest of the fans. Syed's story and...

‘Brown Girl Talks’ Ep. II: Culture Shock in the Motherland (Podcast)

by Syeda Hasan - Follow @SyedaHasan28 & Atiya Hasan - Follow @AtiyaHasan05 Hey Brown Girl readers, we are pleased to bring you episode II of our podcast, "Brown Girl Talks." BG editor-in-chief Atiya Hasan and I caught up on our recent trips to New Delhi, India and Karachi, Pakistan, respectively. As Americans traveling abroad,...

Artist Extraordinaire Inkquisitive Speaks on BG’s First-Ever Podcast

by Syeda Hasan - Follow @SyedaHasan28 When Amandeep Singh wakes up, his mind is already buzzing with creative ideas. As he heads to his art studio for morning meetings with his team, he pictures his coffee mug morphing into a planet with Saturn-like rings. There is seldom a moment when he isn’t using...

Author Tanuja Desai Hidier Writes Sequel To ‘Born Confused’

by Syeda Hasan - Follow @SyedaHasan28 It’s been twelve years since author Tanuja Desai Hidier penned "Born Confused," the breakthrough novel in young South Asian American literature. The book chronicled the exploits of Dimple Lala, a high school senior and ABCD – otherwise known as an American Born Confused Desi...