Washington Post column that disparaged Indian food prompts backlash, a correction and an apology

Washington Post column that disparaged Indian food prompts backlash, a correction and an apology

[ad_1] The Washington Post this week published a correction and a rebuttal to a humor column after backlash over the writer’s take on Indian food as “the only ethnic food in the world based entirely on one spice.” In his weekly column in The Washington Post Magazine, Gene Weingarten penned a list of foods he … Read more

The great Indian curry debate, and the caudacity of white people

The great Indian curry debate, and the caudacity of white people

[ad_1] Curry muncher. The phrase — or, more accurately, the racist slur — is not likely familiar to most Americans. As an Indian child who grew up partly in Australia and the neighboring country of Papua New Guinea in the 1980s, however, it was a slur I grew accustomed to hearing regularly on playgrounds and … Read more