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Meet May's Opener: Himanshu Suri

This month's Opener is Himanshu Suri. Suri is perhaps best known for his career as a rapper (Heems) and as a member of the rap group Das Racist. He has written for the Village Voice, Alternet, Stereogum, and Fuse. He has worked extensively with the South Asian community in Jackson Heights, Queens. He is a member of the board of directors of the community organization SEVA, and in January 2012 released a mixtape, Nehru Jackets,  calling attention to the redistricting battle in Queens.

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