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The Muslims are Coming! - Review

The Muslims are Coming! is a movie about a group of Muslim comedians who go on a tour of the south western United States to try and put an end to Islamaphobia and stereotypes prevalent since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. 386 more words


looking past the difference

Are we really all that different?

It’s amazing how similar circumstances and experiences can bring people together.  On this trip I have a roommate who I’ve never met.  313 more words


The Question of "God"

There is a part of me that always erupts when I encounter religious discrimination. I have met two or three disrespectful and chauvinistic individuals throughout my life–and thank goodness our dealings with each other ended as soon as I expressed my disinterest regarding to becoming a convert of their religion. 899 more words


Forgive. Don't forget

On a beautiful Spring Sunday morning about ten years ago, I opened the door of my San Diego suburban house and stepped out to retrieve the paper. 739 more words

Life & Love

Can Hollywood and Society Get Over it?

Last Night (Sunday), I watched “12 Years a Slave” and I couldn’t stand another 10 more minutes. It’s based on a book by Solomon Northup recounting his experience as a free man in the North being kidnapped, tortured, abused and sold as a slave in the South. 300 more words

Educational Affirmative Action: Helping or Hindering

           In institutions of higher education, affirmative action refers to admission policies that provide equal access to education for those groups that have been historically excluded or underrepresented, such as women and minorities.  646 more words

Politics & Society

Colombia, and the necessity for individual exploration

This is my first post in quite a substantial period of time, and the reason for that is that I am currently based in Medellín, Colombia. 833 more words