Deepa Iyer

A leading racial justice activist, Deepa Iyer served for a decade as the executive director of South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), focusing on community building in post-9/11 America. She teaches in the Asian American studies program at the University of Maryland and is the author of We Too Sing America (The New Press).

News and Reviews interviews Deepa Iyer

MSNBC's Nerding Out

Deepa Iyer discusses recent racial flash points of hate crimes and questions the role of U.S. government in perpetuating racism

India Abroad

India Abroad interviews Deepa Iyer


A Q&A with Deepa Iyer on South Asian, Arab, Muslim, and Sikh life in post-9/11 America


Books by Deepa Iyer

We Too Sing America
South Asian, Arab, Muslim, and Sikh Immigrants Shape Our Multiracial Future

Deepa Iyer