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Activist, students discuss U.S. race relations

Deepa Iyer, a South Asian American activist, writer and lawyer, spoke to Pitt students about her recent book, “We Too Sing America: South Asian, Arab, Muslim, and Sikh Immigrants Shape Our Multiracial Future” in the William Pitt Union Wednesday evening. (Photo by Issi Glatts | Assistant Visual Editor)

By Zane Crowell | Staff Writer

March 15, 2018

Deepa Iyer was working in the Civil Rights division of the Department of Justice when two planes crashed into the World Trade Center September 11, 2001. She immediately thought about two different groups of people — those killed in the attacks and those in the South Asian community she belonged to....

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