Today I Learned…

Today I learned that In California, a small “Mexican-Hindu” community rose up in the early 20th century, as male immigrants from Punjab – mostly Sikh – married Hispanic women and started uniquely bicultural families. U.S.
immigration laws restricted South Asian women from immigrating to America, while miscegenation laws forbid South Asian men from marrying white women. (Source: Fuck Yeah Asian/Pacific Islander History) If you meet someone Mexican American with an Indian last name like Singh, then they may be Mexican Hindus.

Thanks to racism and laws, there are Mexican-Hindus. That culture must be very interesting. I just want to know what restaurants are serving this hybrid cuisine.

 

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Nichelle Stephens is a blogger, cupcake enthusiast, event organizer and social media strategist. Nichelle is the co-founder editor of Cupcakes Take The Cake, the most popular blog about cupcakes. Nichelle is also the founder of Keeping Nickels, a personal finance and accounting blog for freelancers and entrepreneurs.
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