Brooklyn Nine-Nine did not deserve to be cancelled

After five years Brooklyn Nine Nine has been cancelled by Fox, and I am gutted. Season 5 saw the show enter its prime - covering institutional racism, coming out ('99') and mass shootings ('Show Me Going') among many moral conundrums, whilst maintaining the light-hearted humour the show was loved for. While we knew a cancellation … Continue reading Brooklyn Nine-Nine did not deserve to be cancelled

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On Being a Non-Bilingual Brown Person

"You can't understand Punjabi?!" Rishma* said, mouth open in a grin stuck on pause that evolved into rolling laughter of disbelief. "No," I smiled, clenching my fists that lulled by my sides to prevent them from instinctively floating up and punching her in the jaw. It was a question I had to confront more and … Continue reading On Being a Non-Bilingual Brown Person