#Blackout

It is no secret that minorities are underrepresented, and even when they are represented, it’s usually in a negative way. The online Black community came up with a brilliant idea to put positive…

Why Muslims Have to Care About Ferguson

It has been just over a week since the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed eighteen year old boy who was slaughtered by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The exact circumstances of his death are …

Glorification of Fair Skin: A Demoralizing Trend

“Oh my God, you’re Pakistani? No way!” “But you’re so white!” An awkward silence would follow every time someone would define my skin tone in relation to my heritage. In the past, my adolescent self w…