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Badri Raina's marvelous Professor Higgins poem (But the 'Equality idea' ain't dead)

Another marvelous poem by Badri Raina in Delhi, published in ZNet, referencing Prof. Henry Higgins’ famous line in the musical My Fair Lady based on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion. 378 more words

India

Soul wrenching

We finished a long three week trip as we visited family. It was a great trip filled with friends, family, and conversation. There was one last stop I needed to make before we made it home. 590 more words

Racism

Washington, D.C. - African American Museum

One of two museums that we were really keen on visiting was the National Museum of African American History & Culture. Since advance tickets are given out months prior for this museum, we had to try to get same day tickets at 6:30am. 492 more words

Washington, D.C.

Towards a Hate-free Society - A Reiteration

Please note that this story is a mix of reiteration of a session I had attended and my personal opinion, at some places.

Mob-lynching has become prevalent in the country today, which we tried highlighting in the previous blog. 725 more words

Journalism

Legacy or Reflection: A Day at the Museum


Merriam-Webster English Dictionary defines the term legacy as “something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor from the past.” Implied in this definition is an endpoint, the notion that the past is truly past and not something that shares space with the present. 1,266 more words

Racism

Better Days

The San Luis Obispo mission was not a welcoming place for Luis Cariziza.

When he was strung up to a tree near the mission and lynched for murder in 1859, Cariziza became the first and only person ever legally executed in SLO County. 119 more words

The Story of Emmett Till: Let the People See

Professor Elliott J. Gorn will tell the story of Emmett Till at the Firkin Crane Theatre on Saturday afternoon 3rd August at 3pm.

Let the… 432 more words

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