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Teaching Digital (Middle Eastern) History

Summer is over, Fall semester has started, and I am teaching a new course entitled, “Minorities and Diversity of the Middle East.”  The class covers both ethnic and religious diversity from Muhammad to the present, so we have a lot of ground to go over.   336 more words

Religious Minorities

Are Novels on Africa Offering Us Poverty-Porn?

What comes to mind when I say “Africa”? Is it the dressless child with flies all over his face? Maybe a woman thin as only problematic anorexic models can be, but carrying tanks of waters on their heads? 137 more words


Discrimination against Black Managers?

Chris Powell, Chris Ramsey, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Keith Curle and Ricardo Moniz; these are the only black or mixed race managers in the top 92 English football teams; none of which are managing in the Premier League. 666 more words


Amid Failed “Re-Nationalization” Efforts, Tens of Thousands of Longstanding Dominican Nationals Fear Mass Deportation

By Seth Garfinkel

For many, the Dominican Republic is a luxury vacation destination with cruise ships, all-inclusive beach resorts, and a training ground for Major League Baseball. 1,430 more words

Politics & Policy

A Quick Lesson in being Posh

This is just a short note on an experience I had the other day which really really annoyed me.

Today I met a friends parent. She looked me up and down but then her mouth dropped open when she heard my voice. 310 more words

Beige Race

Judicial Diversity statistics 2015

Getting membership of the judiciary more reflective of the population as a whole is a challenge that the Judicial Appointments Commission has been grappling with for many years. 225 more words

Chapter 4

The Mangbetu People and their Pottery


Mangbetu are a tribal group of people living in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the Orientale Province.  They speak a language called… 762 more words

Art Collecting