Resources

*CDYR does not necessarily endorse all of the viewpoints presented in the external links below. They are included to offer perspectives on current issues and to encourage dialogue.

Audio and video clips:
Janani Balasubramanian performing “Trans/National”
NPR: Asian American Women More Likely To Attempt Suicide
Rinku Sen: Locating Justice

Glossary of important terms:
Terminologies of Oppression
Comprehensive List of LGBTQ+ Term Definitions
Gender and Sexuality From the Subcontinent

Community reporting:

SAAPRI Report: Demographics of South Asian Americans in Illinois
SAAPRI Press Release: Asian American Organizations Appalled by CPD’s Discriminatory, Abusive Treatment
Ableism/Language: http://www.autistichoya.com/p/ableist-words-and-terms-to-avoid.html
The Educatheist: Let’s Talk About Privilege

Books/Academic essays:
Monisha Das Gupta: Unruly Immigrants: Rights, Activism, and Transnational South Asian Politics in the United States
Audre Lorde: Age, Race Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference
Peggy McIntosh: White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack
Vijay Prashad: The Karma of Brown Folk
Vijay Prashad: Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting: Afro-Asian Connections and the Myth of Cultural Purity
Salman Rushdie: Imaginary Homelands
Nitasha Tamar Sharma: Hip Hop Desis: South Asian Americans, Blackness, and a Global Race Consciousness

News Articles:
Q&A: Grassroots Collaborative’s Amisha Patel has her eyes on taking back Chicago
Beyond the Minimum Wage: Interview With Jobs With Justice’s Sarita Gupta
The Great Wall of India: India is fencing off its border with Bangladesh. What will that mean for millions of potential climate refugees?
Cities in the age of climate consequences: ‘Carbon Zero,’ chapter 1
Interview with Bhairavi Desai at New York Taxi Workers Alliance
Asian Americans: Myth and Reality (Editorial)
Our Complicity With Excess

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