The Secret History of South Asian & African American Solidarity

In honor of Black History Month, Anirvan Chatterjee has gathered images and historical anecdotes to remind Americans about the shared history between South Asian and Black communities in this country.

Most Americans know about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s adoption of Gandhian non-violent principles. Not as well known is the shared solidarity between South Asians and African Americans that dates back over a hundred years.


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