“I’m sure Jodie Whittaker will be great as The Doctor, but this was still quite the lost opportunity for some much-needed color representation in a franchise that has only recently been diversifying its main actors.” For Wear Your Voice Magazine, July 2017.
“When the dominant visual media paradigm is one of hegemonic whiteness, there are a limited number of choices for women of color. Submit yourself to the hegemony and take whatever scraps casting agents, directors, producers throw at you even if they might be problematic. Or, smash that shit and begin carving out your own space. More and more black and brown women are choosing the latter, and it is glorious.” For Wear Your Voice Mag, June 2017.
“Master of None promotes a vision of America that is enriched by the complexities of its immigrant communities, instead of persistent racist narratives.” For Wear Your Voice Magazine, May 2017.
“After a South Asian tech CEO abused his wife and daughter, he only got a slap on the wrist. She faces ostracism. This has to change.” For Wear Your Voice Mag, May 2017.
“How many bad-ass Desi feminist activists can you name? If your answer is ‘not many,’ we’re here to help.” For Wear Your Voice Mag, March 2017.