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Reimagining race: Should the colour of your skin still matter?

Since the dawn of mankind, human beings have always used various forms of identification to distinguish themselves from their counterparts.   In the contemporary world, social identity has been shaped by notions such as a person’s religious beliefs, cultural attitudes, sexual orientation, or their disposition towards a particular gender group. 651 more words

Writings

In the era of terror; 

If you’re really tired of terrorist attacks, be really tired of the current world balance of powers, be really tired of Saudi and the US profiting off of ISIS immensely, be really tired of the news for their sensationalism, be really tired of western exceptionalism, be really tired of pushing people to the corners of society, be really tired of imperialism and capitalism creating pockets of poor communities that can be exploited to do messed up things like this, be really tired of the fact that innocent people are dying everyday all over the world in mass numbers not only during attacks from ISIS, but regularly from our bombs and drones as well. 398 more words

Social Commentary

Imperialism

The basic goal of #imperialism was to provide more markets and natural resources for a country. One nation who adapted to imperialism was Africa. The #Boer War caused tons of outsides to rush into Africa because of a diamond and gold discovery. 139 more words

Berlin Conference

Modernity meets roadblocks

I find it disturbingly surprising how those in the West look upon the dysfunction in many third-world countries (most notably the Middle East) and ask what is wrong with… 732 more words