Mutinous Mindstate

Political images of the American Desi Diaspora. From political posters, to album covers, to t-shirts, to graffiti to stencils to concert posters, to conference posters - I will try to tumble images all things politically Desi. Contributions welcome!

Infographic on demographics of South Asians in Chicago via SAAPRI circa 2012.

Infographic on demographics of South Asians in Chicago via SAAPRI circa 2012.

Pakoras and Politics circa 2012 via South Asian Network.

Pakoras and Politics circa 2012 via South Asian Network.

18mr:


I know you alone can’t stop racial profiling. It’s going to take a lot of change in the hearts and minds of all Americans and from all levels of government before we can add racial profiling to the list of shameful practices our country has left in the past. But here’s the truth: by eliminating the practice on the federal level, you can send a message to state and local officials that racial profiling has no place in law enforcement.

Read the whole open letter.

18mr:

I know you alone can’t stop racial profiling. It’s going to take a lot of change in the hearts and minds of all Americans and from all levels of government before we can add racial profiling to the list of shameful practices our country has left in the past. But here’s the truth: by eliminating the practice on the federal level, you can send a message to state and local officials that racial profiling has no place in law enforcement.

Read the whole open letter.

This is more like an anti-political poster than a political poster…

This is more like an anti-political poster than a political poster…

Image circa 2010 via GAPIMNY.

Image circa 2010 via GAPIMNY.

Logo for South Asian Political Action Committee (SAPAC).
Desi Divas: Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances book cover, available here.

Desi Divas: Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances book cover, available here.

via Pardon My Hindi.
Salaam, Love was just published, circa 2014. Get your copy today!

Salaam, Love was just published, circa 2014. Get your copy today!

"Speak Justice, Seek Justice" Jazz Suite by Neelamjit Dhillon Quartet Feb 26th. Event in LA, circa 2014.
Poster from Chicago Board of Election Commissioners looking for bilingual volunteers in South Asian languages. Thanks to SAAPRI for putting us on to this. Circa 2014.

Poster from Chicago Board of Election Commissioners looking for bilingual volunteers in South Asian languages. Thanks to SAAPRI for putting us on to this. Circa 2014.

South Asians for Justice Los Angeles General Meeting March 2nd! Please join us - check out the facebook event page here! Flyer circa 2014.

South Asians for Justice Los Angeles General Meeting March 2nd! Please join us - check out the facebook event page here! Flyer circa 2014.