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Ami J. Sanghvi

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Donate: Black/Black-Inclusive Funds and Non-Profit Organizations for People With Disabilities (#BlackLivesMatter)

Black/Black-Inclusive Non-Profit Organizations for People with Disabilities Justin Carpenter (In Need Trans/NB Artist with Disabilities) | Instagram: @grotessk) Black/Black-Inclusive Non-Profit Organizations for People with Disabilities The National Black Disability Coalition The Black Disability Collective The Disability Justice Culture Club The Disability Justice Mutual Aid Fund Ramp Your Voice! HEARD: Helping Educate to Advance the Rights …

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Any Vote That Isn’t for Biden is a Vote for Four More Years of Trump — Check Your Privilege and Think Before You Vote

“Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Senator Kamala Harris stand on stage during a presidential candidate debate in Michigan, U.S. (Photographer: Anthony Lanzilote/Bloomberg)“ The Right is united; they know exactly who they want for the 46th President of the United States, and they will do whatever it takes to keep him in office. …

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My First Impressions of Elder Scrolls Online (#WritingInspo)

I was asked a little while ago to talk about some of the things that inspire me, my art, and my writing. I was actually planning to start doing so, but then a major moment in the #BlackLivesMatter movement occurred and allyship took the center stage in my life and, therefore, on my blog. As …

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My Rose; (First Written: July 16th, 2018)

This piece was initially written on July 16th, 2018, the day after having my rose cover-up tattoo done; it was taken down for a while, and then republished on this website on July 15, 2020. CW: mental illness, self-harm, suicidal ideation Remember the good old semicolon tattoo I got done back in July 2015? Well, …

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My Semicolon (First Written: July 1st, 2015)

This piece was initially written on July 1st, 2015, immediately after having my “semicolon” tattoo done; it was taken down for a while, and then republished on this website on July 15, 2020. CW: mental illness, self-harm, suicidal ideation I remember writing down several ways by which to kill myself when I was only fourteen …

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Southeast Asians for Black Lives: Knowing the Difference Between Colorism and Racism, and Why It Matters (#BLM)

As Lupita Nyong’o told BBC Newsnight just last year, “[colorism] is the daughter of racism [in] a world that rewards lighter skin over darker skin.” Now, don’t get me wrong; I’ve seen my fellow Southeast Asians doing their best to rally. The issue is that, unfortunately, many of us struggle to think beyond ourselves. This …

Southeast Asians for Black Lives Resources
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Southeast Asians for Black Lives: Resources for Becoming a Better Brown Ally (#BLM)

7 Ways Non-Black PoC Perpetuate Anti-Blackness in Their Communities Why I Stopped Including Blacks in with People of Color George Floyd’s Death: What India Can Learn from Black Lives Matter South Asians in the U.S. Must Support Black Lives Matter, but First Undo Your Own Anti-Blackness My Fellow Asian Americans, We Must Address the Anti-Blackness …

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Petitions [and Social Media] are Actually Effective in a Revolution; Here’s Why

For anyone who hasn’t heard yet (though you really should have by now), they’re finally reopening the case of Elijah McClain’s murder! Why? Because of all the signatures his petition(s) received! This is wonderful news! However, this is also in direct contradiction to all the rumors floating around that petitions and social media are useless …