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