Directors Lisa Cortés and Liz Garbus use charming animation to reenact Abrams’s story of being a high-school valedictorian briefly barred from attending an event at the Georgia governor’s mansion, because a guard thought she “didn’t belong” there. This formative experience with Georgia government helps send Abrams down a path to fierce political activism, eventually burning the Georgia state flag over its Confederate imagery (after securing a burn permit) and speaking alongside Coretta Scott King at an event in 1993 commemorating the 30-year anniversary of the March on Washington, when she was merely a college junior. … [Read more...] about ‘All In: The Fight for Democracy’ is the only documentary you need to see before this election
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The controversial political campaigner in Biden’s team was expected to create a divide in the South Asian community in the US due to his close ties with the BJP in India.Jani’s father, Suresh Jani, was the founder of the Overseas Friends of BJP in the US. This created a backlash and he was relieved from his role as the Muslim Outreach Coordinator, and was replaced by Farooq Mitha, a former Muslim advisor to the Clinton campaign. … [Read more...] about Meet the 7 Indians playing a key role in the 2020 US Presidential campaign
Then there is the other factor: sustainability. Delhi’s Anju Modi, who refuses to spend huge amounts on a wardrobe but has to dress up for her job as an event manager, says, “It is wasteful to buy expensive garments because you are going to wear a dress once in a while, and it would just keep lying around. But flaunting labels do add gravitas to your image. Renting seems to be a sensible idea.” She came across a small company that was leasing out second-hand couture for a fraction of cost on Facebook last year and has since been hooked. … [Read more...] about Don’t have enough dosh to spend on a Prada gown, Gucci bag or a Rolls Royce? Just rent it!