Monday, July 18, 2016

California Passes Textbook Standards Including 'Comfort Women,' Sikhs - NBC News

my article for NBC Asian America
"These changes are important for all California students and for the South Asian American community, in that through grassroots organization South Asian American organizers were able to beat back a well-funded Hindu fundamentalist lobby to ensure the facts were taught about the Dalit, Sikh, Ravidassia, Buddhist, and Muslim communities," Thenmozhi Soundararajan, a Dalit-American activist, co-founder of Dalit History Month, and part of the South Asian Histories for All Coalition, told NBC News.
California Passes Textbook Standards Including 'Comfort Women,' Sikhs - NBC News

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