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Category Posts: Society

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According to official reports, one in four people in the world have – or will, at some point in their lives – suffered from mental health problems. Yet, the same statistics tell us that only one-third of those affected ever seek medical treatment. While this is indeed sad news, it is, however, in no way […]

California voters on Tuesday elected the state’s first new U.S. senator in 24 years, and made history in the process. State Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris won the race, according to the Associated Press, becoming the first black politician in history to represent California in the Senate. With Harris cemented as the solid front-runner and Democratic Party […]

aswathi thomas

I love being an Indian, truly I do. With the country’s powerful history, one of a kind culture, and to-die-for food, how could one simply not? But behind India’s beautiful face, there is a growing disease that our society continually fails to recognize- colorism. Colorism is a term coined by author Alice Walker, and is […]

Tamil Voices

My name is Sivanthy Vasanthan and I am a third year student at the University of Michigan! I am studying Sociology with a concentration in Law, Justice and Social Change. I am part of a Humans of New York style project called Uncover: A/PIA which shares the stories of Asian American and Pacific Islander Americans […]


A list of America’s 50 Most Influential Women by the lifestyle publication Marie Claire features 32-year-old Aarthi Ramamurthy as one of their movers, shakers and rule breakers! Aarthi Ramamurthy is the founder and CEO of Lumoid, a YCombinator-backed Silicon Valley startup, that provides a try-before-you-buy rental service for consumer electronics. Lumoid originally offered rentals for […]