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Islamophobia in America

Islamophobia is the fear and hatred towards Muslims. . With this in mind, I believe the term “Islamophobia” is a misnomer of the reality. This fear and hatred stems from ignorance and intolerance towards a religion and their particular values … Continue reading

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Mean Girls: A True Story

This post might overlap a little with some of the other topics already discussed, but I really wanted to share one of my recent experiences. As an extra-curricular, I volunteer for about an hour every Thursday at one of the … Continue reading

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“I Am Jazz” Live Blog

The following are my thoughts and reactions after watching “I Am Jazz” in yesterday’s tutorial: It’s good that the video focuses on it being a FAMILY in transition as opposed to it being an INDIVIDUAL transition. Despite (admitted) initial resistance … Continue reading

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White Privilege: An Inconvenient Truth

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack uses examples from one’s daily routine to highlight the simple privileges that white people take for granted. Overall, the root of white privilege is a systemic error. Race is a social construction: there is … Continue reading

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Silver Linings Playbook Raises Awareness About Mental Disabilities

Silver Linings Playbook was one of the most talked about movies heading into last Sunday’s 85th Academy Awards with nominations in all four acting categories. After eight months of rehabilitation, Pat, a man who suffers from bipolar disorder, is released … Continue reading

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