My goal for this year is to read 105 books. That rounghly boils down to 8.75 books a month. For January I’m in a good spot since I’ve chalked up my eight books and am working on my February quota. This is only possible because I got a bit of a head start in December.Continue reading “On the first #NationalReadathon, and On How I #MakeTimeToRead”
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March on Washington DC- All Those Black American Muslims!
The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, fifty years on. What do I remember about it? I wasn’t there for the speech, obviously. Nor were my parents or any other extended family member. I would be considered an immigrant. I was 2 years old when I moved here to the US with my mother,Continue reading “March on Washington DC- All Those Black American Muslims!”
The Arab Spring Between a Ballot and the Bullet
Black History Month- a lens of analysis for the Arab Spring February is Black History Month here in the US. Its an opportunity for Americans to give special attention to the contributions of Black Americans to our country. You might wonder whats the purpose of it? I will leave the answer for another post, here I want toContinue reading “The Arab Spring Between a Ballot and the Bullet”