Padma Lakshmi’s manifesto on kitchen truths and wholesomeness

by Rashmee

Posted on August 10, 2020


  Padma Lakshmi was fairly droll when she spoke to The New York Times recently…

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We need to talk about empire: Britain is being forced to confront its ‘original sin’

by Rashmee

Posted on June 15, 2020 / The Focus


It all started with the death in Minneapolis on 25 May of an unarmed black …

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Tearing down Fawlty Towers won’t promote racial justice

by Rashmee

Posted on June 13, 2020 / The Focus


  What links the 1970s sitcom Fawlty Towers and the statue of a 17th-century slave …

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America’s most trusted dictionary will redefine racism

by Rashmee

Posted on June 12, 2020 / The Focus


Merriam-Webster has been in the business of word definitions for the better part of 200 …

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Does Gone with the Wind belong in a museum?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 11, 2020 / The Focus


Does Gone with the Wind belong in a museum? HBO Max has temporarily removed the …

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How an Alabama newspaper front page became a memorial

by Rashmee

Posted on April 30, 2018


  When the installation formally known as the National Memorial for Peace and Justice opened …

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Slavery and African-Americans: Without the first, the second would not exist

by Rashmee

Posted on May 28, 2014


As with much that it writes, The Economist is spot on about the sheer “nonsense” …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK