Hush-Hush: The coded racism of the Northeast elite

A New England boarding school-bred South Asian reflects on the ways in which he has been socialized into accepting racism and interrogates its compatibilities with other cultural tendencies of the Northeast elite.

sat by the dining table of my Floridian college-friend’s mother’s suite at the Boston Four Seasons, listening to her debrief the chaos of her day in Boston as we awaited our dinner…



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Nikhil Vootkur

Studying Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora @ Tufts University; Before that, did the whole boarding school thing