Sunday 07th February 2016,

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White House Announces Task Force To Address Hate Crimes

posted by Randall

White HouseWhite House officials Thursday  announced the formation of a high-level task force to address hate violence nationwide, including violence aimed at South Asian, Muslim, Sikh, Hindu, Arab, and Middle Eastern communities.  South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) applauded the announcement as a critical step forward for our communities nationwide.  SAALT is deeply engaged in addressing … Read more


Colorlines: Tensions Between South Asians & Blacks May Be Averted in Ferguson

posted by Randall

FergusonThe tensions after the verdict in the Rodney King beating between Korean Americans and blacks in Los Angeles appear to have been averted between South Asian and African Americans in Ferguson.

Deepa Iyer is the former executive director of South Asian Americans Leading Together. She went to Ferguson this week to take part in the … Read more


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