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What It Means to Be Black and South Asian

Afro-Pakistani experiences show that anti-Blackness is a global struggle

Hina Yaqoob and her cousin sitting in their home.
Hina Yaqoob with her cousin, Mahnoor Hussain, 16. Photos: Iman Sultan

When Tanzeela Qambrani became the chairperson of her local council in Matli, a town in southern Pakistan, she never anticipated opposition from members of her own political party. A finance consultant with the Asian Development Bank, who hails from a family of activists…

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