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Director Mira Nair (in black) with the cast of "Reluctant Fundamentalist," including Kate Hudson (left). Photo by Jinal Shah/South Asian Times.

9/11 Film Seeks to Build Bridges between U.S. and Islamic World

New York, South Asian September 11, 2012 at 5:07 pm

The “Reluctant Fundamentalist,” a new movie directed by New Yorker Mira Nair that addresses the prejudices that South Asians endured in the aftermath of 9/11, opened at the Venice Film Festival recently, The South Asian Times reported. Below are some excerpts from of the article.

Crystal Roman, an Afro-Puerto Rican actress, said she has had trouble landing roles because of her multiracial background. (Photo by Dervedia Thomas/Amsterdam News)

Despite Racism in Latino Culture, Afro-Latinas Embrace Their Heritage

Caribbean, Demographics, Dominican April 6, 2012 at 5:15 pm

Racism within Latino culture against people of African ancestry has persisted for quite some time, but many Afro-Latinas are expressing a new pride in their African and Hispanic ancestry, Amsterdam News reports.