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UC Berkeley graduation address goes viral

Padda wasn’t out of the limelight quite yet. His speech, “A Sikh’s Graduation Speech to Unite the World,” has gone viral in the past month — over a million people have watched since it was shared by Upworthy in early June.
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‘Black or pinto?’

I am now next in line and my heart is in my mouth. In the last 10 minutes I have scrutinized the menu multiple times, and I am still in doubt. My previous three meals have been in mid-air and the nearly 30-hour excursion from Delhi to Berkeley has left
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Portfolio: Poems about race

Diaspora By Leon Barros Salterns harvest the ocean Don’t you know all Filipinos pray facing Manila is barren Nothing grows there anymore It is tradition to salt cities asphyxiate soil make sure you can never come back I smell brimstone from 3,000 miles away The sun rises in the west
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Quantum of solace, episode 2: Indian Rock Park

While we may have spent our spring breaks catching up on some much needed sleep, shopping and sun, just one week back and we already find ourselves galumphing back to our dingy Southside abodes and anxious wrecks and burnt-out shells of our former selves. How could it be that just
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