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The thing about race...

Do not assume we have much in common because we share a similar shade of skin.

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Rwanda 20 Years On: Rose-Tinted Reconciliation

By Martha Unity Flynn, University of Leeds graduate in Politics and International Studies

July 4th of this year marked the twentieth anniversary of the end of one hundred days of systematic and state-endorsed massacres that we know today as the Rwandan genocide. 951 more words

Contested History And Memory

Religion from a foreign exchange student

One time, at my partner’s parent’s church, an old man asked if I was a foreign exchange student.

And then later, as all the men stood at the front, and the women sat in their pews, and the young folks sat in the back, I felt my short hair, I was aware of my short dress, I felt suffocated and nervous. 172 more words

Ethnicity

The Danger of Silence

I’ve been thinking a great deal about what silence in response to social injustice really means, helped along by this awesome TED talk.

When I younger, I was pretty obnoxious. 783 more words

Racism

(Primary Research) Big Data In Another Persons Eyes

What do you currently do?

Currently I am still a student, studying for the Higher School Certificate, and a prospective University applicant.

Where can you see yourself in 10 years? 588 more words

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Nigeria: Why pupils learning in English and mother tongue are not mutually exclusive

This blog by Kieran Cooke from the Universal Learning Solutions, explains how a synthetic phonics approach can be taken to literacy education that can mean governments don’t have to choose between either instruction in English, or in their local language; children can learn in both. 750 more words

Marginalization

"What ARE you?"

Every once in a while I hear someone say that the color of your skin doesn’t matter, and I really have no idea what they mean. 724 more words

Racism