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Michaela Stone Cross

Michaela Stone Cross is a freelance writer from Philadelphia. She currently lives in Mumbai, where she spends most of her time trying to explain why she's there. She's written for several publications, including VICE.

Kamala Made History — Now Everyone’s Revisiting Hers

Harris's groundbreaking victory is causing the Brown community to confront the limitations of identity politics, as well as its rewards.

Michaela Stone Cross

November 10, 2020

Kamala Made History — Now Everyone’s Revisiting Hers

We Talked 2020 Election Results with Brown Americans — Here’s What They Said

Taxes, “legal” immigration, and the death of democracy — voters and non-voters alike are speculating how the election will change things in 2021 and beyond.

Michaela Stone Cross

November 05, 2020

We Talked 2020 Election Results with Brown Americans — Here’s What They Said

Why Many Indian American Christians Support Trump

Among Indian Americans, a new survey reports that Christians are the religious community most supportive of Trump (45%). We dig into the stories behind the data.

Michaela Stone Cross

November 03, 2020

Why Many Indian American Christians Support Trump

How a Bengali Tycoon Pioneered Strippers for Women and Became a Murderer

A series of gruesome deaths transformed Chippendales — an erotic nightclub for women with male strippers — into a real-life murder mystery.

Michaela Stone Cross

October 19, 2020

How a Bengali Tycoon Pioneered Strippers for Women and Became a Murderer

Outlaws in Suburbia: Vancouver’s Punjabi Gangsters

A criminal to most and a folk hero to many, Bindy Johal pioneered the idea of the Brown suburban gangster, shedding light on the darker side of the Indo-Canadian dream.

Michaela Stone Cross

October 05, 2020

Outlaws in Suburbia: Vancouver’s Punjabi Gangsters

How the Death of a Bollywood Actor Became a Political Proxy War

The suicide of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has fueled a four-month-long media circus, with internet mobs and politicians destroying lives and livelihoods in the name of “Justice for Sushant.”

Michaela Stone Cross

September 28, 2020

How the Death of a Bollywood Actor Became a Political Proxy War

How Kala Bagai Came Home

In the streets of U.S. cities, Brown history is often invisible. It took a group of historians and Berkeley activists to address an injustice committed over a hundred years ago.

Michaela Stone Cross

September 16, 2020

How Kala Bagai Came Home

How a Cult-turned-Corporation Hijacked American Sikhism

A Punjabi conman created the “Kundalini Yoga” brand and turned a 550-year-old religion into a commodity that centered whiteness.

Michaela Stone Cross

July 27, 2020

How a Cult-turned-Corporation Hijacked American Sikhism

The Jews of India

For 2,000 years, India has been home to a small but prominent Jewish community. So what makes India one of the safest places for Jews in the world?

Michaela Stone Cross

June 23, 2020

The Jews of India

Black and Brown Love

Black and Brown couples don’t have it easy. Marrying Brown can be difficult, but for Black partners it’s especially hard.

Michaela Stone Cross

June 16, 2020

Black and Brown Love
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