Is there such a thing as Desi privilege? If so, what would be some examples? 🤔

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Being able to get on tech projects with no experience in the area because you look the part :)

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Finally, a real answer

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Hating on Indians on visa once you get the GC

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Continuing on my rant... If millions of Latinis can band together to protect Illegal kids, why can't Desis band together and work with Latinos and others to protect the future of Legal kids?

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Ordering food for the team at an Indian restaurant.

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General perception of “good with numbers”

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Add Tech/IT to that

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Judgmental looks from aunties

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Automatic low tip expectation from service staff.

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I was called out for this. Was told by friends that 10% is the max you do and 15 for exceptional services until American friends called me out.

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Mathematics

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Both FOB and ABCDs are messed up. I am pinning my hope on the next generation.

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Indian dad and a white mom. I am only 1/4th confused ABCD.

We do have a good reputation among cops and authorities in general as law abiding ethnicity. Have experienced this quite a few times so far.

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Except with the IRS and cash businesses lol

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Rummaging through clearance clothing section to wear Ghar mein pahenne wale kapde! And finding gems that don't look like clearance 😀😀😛

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OMG so true!!!!

I am on a app modernization project and love to staff desi folks for obvious reasons.. guess I am biased

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spelling bee fast track

Staying with parents more or less indefinitely is culturally acceptable.

Considered luxury for many whose parents live in India

I’ve gotten better service from brown owned businesses

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