The toxicity of “colorblindness”

“Eman, beti. Come here.”   My nani (grandmother) is standing over her gas stove, stirring gently with a wooden spoon. The house smells of masala. Her desi accent is as thick as the spice-infused curry that she is making for the evening’s supper.   “Watch me make this beef dish,” she says in Urdu.   […]