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This time we talk about the racism in different ethnicities. Read More
Why I will no longer be answering the question, "what race are you?". Read More
An essay about my personal experiences with racism. The use of African American as a designator of race and not point of origin. The fact that we are essentially all Africans, having all originated from Africa. How we should abandon African American as a designation of the race for… Read More
This is a short story or essay I wrote about the ever-present racism that is still spread like cancer throughout the United States. I have started a movement to end one tendril of this cancer by referring to African Americans as Blacks, simply because they are just as American… Read More
The year is 1949, and twenty-four-year-old Marie Marchetti has just discovered her father?s identity, the father she never knew. She hopes the invitation from him to spend two weeks with her newfound family over Thanksgiving will help uncover vital truths about herself. Discovering who her father is also means discovering… Read More
1945 Chicago. Newlyweds Marie Marchetti and her husband, Richard, have the perfect life together. Or at least it seems until Marie discovers cryptic receipts hidden in their basement and a gun in Richard's desk drawer. When she learns he secretly attends a mobster’s funeral, her suspicions are confirmed. And when… Read More

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For a six year old, nothing can be so painful as discovering that being Mexican is apparently something she should be ashamed of. Her family encounters prejudice in the new town where her father has been sent to serve in the Spanish ministry, but instead of defeat her parents, through… Read More
Iraqi security officers were very helpful, professional and respectful to all mourners. On Monday, at least 28 people were killed and 78 wounded in a wave of bomb attacks in central Iraq against mourners. I Ajmal Mehdi condemns in the strongest terms by volunteering my time in Karbala for help… Read More
I had to put of with cold criticism of how I couldn't be "black" enough for years. It hurt until I finally became comfortable with the fact that proper subject-verb agreement is a commendable show of intelligence. I won't apologize if this offends. It's just a simple, widely ignored reality. Read More
An autobiography of a childhood life in random in-sequential order Read More
This poem is about the injustice which takes place in the place I call home. I cannot keep shut because I am as human as every single person in this world. Life has to be respected whatever the differences which makes each individual different from the other. Every human being… Read More
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