Daily Buzz 2.19.2009

1.) Sri Lankan Foreign Secretary Responds to Hip Hop Star MIA

2.) Interview with Kavitha Rajagopalan, author of Muslims of Metropolis

3.) Recession Silences more Asian-American Voices

4.) DJ Ravi Drums to Perform on the 2009 Academy Awards

5.) The UK is currently looking to classify all Sharia beliefs as extremist

6.) “Life Isn’t All Ha Ha Hee Hee”: Personal Reflections on South Asian Immigrant Women’s Cultural Identity

Daily Buzz 2.18.2009

1.) Pakistani-Americans in Chicago talk about Obama

2.) Muslim & S. Asian Women’s Groups Condemn Beheading of Aasiya Hassan

3.) Opinions: Are Honor Killings Simply Domestic Violence?

4.) Professor Sudhir Venkatesh asks “What Should We Do?” to the South Asian Philanthropy Project: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3

5.) Taliban threats reach Pakistani Americans