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That Desi Spark (formerly The Woke Desi)

Nov 19, 2019

Adoption--the rare times it's mentioned in South Asian communities, the act occurs within families. Boys are often given to a relative who has no one to take on their name...but millions of South Asian children also need homes, and for whatever reason, society is averse to taking someone else's child into our homes....


Nov 12, 2019

On previous episodes, TWD discussed colorism and appropriation. Now, taking it one step further, the topic of conversation surrounds anti-blackness in South Asian communities. From slavery in South Asia to casteism to fairness campaigns, enough is enough with the narrative that states black equals less. Tune into...


Nov 5, 2019

One of the biggest issues in the United States is disparities in healthcare amongst minorities especially LGBTQ patients. TWD speaks to Dr. Navin Dargani, a psychiatrist in New York City, about the issues facing not only the LGBTQ population but minorities as a whole surrounding colonization, access, medical personnel...