Once Upon a White Male Professor

By JANIS MAHNURE May 12, 2018 “This brilliant man who was intrigued by me but not enough to hear me out. Just enough to reel me in and spit out his reality.” Disclaimer: This is about my personal experience, and…

Understanding The Micro-aggressions Towards Black People: What’s The Big Deal?

By SARAH HAKIM August 1, 2017 “I didn’t understand why wanting to feel someone’s hair would be offensive. Couldn’t a person just be curious and want to know more about what they do not know?” I never understood the discrimination…

Is America’s Racist Past Relevant Today?

By Admin October 16, 2017 “Why is it so important to remember the racist past of America when it comes to dealing with racism today? Why do so many people like to remove that from American history?” In the midst…

White Privilege Exists: Here’s How We Know

By JONATHAN BRILL October 1, 2017 “Up until 2011, getting caught with one gram of crack (disproportionately favored by poor blacks) got the same sentence as 100 grams of cocaine (disproportionately favored by middle and upper class whites). “ Aside…

Dear People of Color: Stop Being Racist

By ROMANA SHAIKH August 23, 2017 “It is imperative to address the prejudice and discrimination among  communities of color, especially among South Asians, the Black and Hispanic community because, let’s face it, it’s a serious problem that many encounter.” “Your…

Hidden Figures Sheds Light on the Hidden Truths of Today

By MEHER MASALAWALA April 4, 2017 “The much talked about film, Hidden Figures was about the African American women who worked for NASA and helped us get a man into space during the Space War with Russia.” Its difficult to…