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May 5, 2023

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Son of a Sweeper

True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice.

– Martin Luther King Jr. –

Son of a Sweeper

In India where caste discrimination is still rampant in many parts of the country, Vimal Kumar, the self-described “son of a sweeper,” and member of the Dalit community, is committed to creating new futures for those from backgrounds like his, who are often seen as invisible or less than. A documentary profiling his life’s work, tells the inspiring story of how Kumar formed the Movement for Scavenging Community as a gateway to help other Dalits rise above the discrimination against their caste, through the gateway of higher education. { read more }

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