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Self Evident: Asian America's Stories

Jun 10, 2021

We’re sharing this story from one of our favorite podcasts, See Something Say Something, by Ahmed Ali Akbar.

Pakistani-American communities in the U.S. rely on dealers on WhatsApp to gain access to their most coveted treasure: Pakistani mangoes. And they pay a premium for it. In part one of this two-part investigation, reporter Ahmed Ali Akbar searches for answers. Why are Pakistani mangoes so hard to find? And why is the Pakistani community resorting to deals on WhatsApp to procure them?

For part two, listen and subscribe to See Something Say Something: 

Support Ahmed’s work on Patreon! 

Ahmed originally produced this for the podcast Proof, from America’s Test Kitchen. Listen to more of Proof:

And to see our team and Ahmed eating some of the tastiest mangoes of the season, check out our Instagram, @selfevidentshow