- RT @thenation: The Saints Did Not Save New Orleans bit.ly/1fKUT2l 17 hours ago
- RT @AJENews: A school in Nigeria is offering a new start to children orphaned by Boko Haram aje.io/5jw2 http://t.co/fXHL82i0Ti 1 day ago
- Young black man jailed since April for alleged $5 theft found dead in cell gu.com/p/4cv84/stw #Jani2367 1 day ago
- Solidarity with Dyett hunger strikers. Columbus OH. facebook.com/isocolumbus/po… #FightForDyett #SaveDyett #blacklivesmatter 1 day ago
- "We're here because you're destroying our countries." #migrants twitter.com/redpilltimes/s… 1 day ago
Author Archives: Pranav Jani
The Jamhuriyat Road to Taksim Square: Shilpi Suneja.
Thanks to Keegan O’Brien for this powerful photo — which is part of a series: http://principlepictures.com/blog/2013/04/16/to-boston-from-kabul-with-love/ Blood has no national identification. Our capacity for empathy and solidarity is massive, and always must expand beyond the nationality of the victims.
This morning when I opened my inbox I got an excellent reminder of who teachers really are and what they/we do. The first line of the email to parents, written at 2am, says it all: ‘I want to let you … Continue reading
In Half of a Yellow Sun by Adichie, a character writes that the post-1884 British colonizers of what became Nigeria preferred the North over the South because of the weather — but also because: “‘the Hausa-Fulani were narrow featured and … Continue reading
At one point this morning, I had two FB pages open and a Gmail window to sync my calender to my mobile. I was responding to a note when two chats appeared on my screen at the same time. My … Continue reading
I’m giving a paper at the 2012 South Asia Conference in Madison. That’s right, a literature guy amongst the social scientists. I’ll try to keep up… The panel is “Reading the Revolutionaries,” on Indian revolutionaries of the 1920s and 1930s. … Continue reading