Daily Update: Tuesday 25th August 2020
25th August 2020   •   snippet
» Last night, Republican star Nikki Hayley took to the stage at the Republican convention, briefly talking about parents, her Indian immigrant heritage and being a "brown girl in a black-and-white world". The rest was was typical Republican culture-war-idiocy.

» Teacher-turned-TV presenter Mehreen Baig has a new series starting on 8pm, BBC1 today called: 'The Truth About Cosmetic Treatments'. It looks at everything from nose jobs to butt lifts - and its effects on our physical and mental health.

» Taraki, a group that works on mental health, has found that brown and black people experienced COVID-19 and lock-down distinctly differently from white counterparts.
Maryyum Mehmood points out that most respondents were Sikh, and didn't reflect the breadth of the Punjabi community.

» Director Mira Nair is making a film on artist and painter Amrita Sher-Gil, and hopes to start shooting next year.
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