Linda Hakim left Iraq for London in 1970. But she has never been able to shake off the fear she had felt growing up as a Jew. She heard mobs in Baghd...
It remains critical to encourage diverse participation in clinical trials to ensure that our therapies are equally effective across different subgroups, or alternatively, that differences between populations are identified and more appropriate treatments are found.
As a female math major, I am all for minorities and women in STEM, but I feel like voicing out about the complexities with this issue and why it's far from a straightforward fix. So, while mathematics strives for simplicity and directness, the problems with getting more women and minorities involved in this subject is far from simple or straightforward.
When BET chose its first hosts for its French broadcasts, it apparently overlooked the "Black" in Black Entertainment Television. The first two announced hosts, Hedia Hinges and Raphael Yem, come from MTV and are of Arab and Asian heritage.
My first week of college I made the mistake of using "you guys" to refer to a group of girls. Though I meant nothing by it, having used the phrase to refer to any combination of genders in a group, one girl scrunched up her nose as if she smelled something disgusting.
Ultimately, this is the first important step on the way toward ending racism: recognizing that every person born of any race or background is created in the image and divinity of God, and their lives matter to God and must matter to me.
Consider this a "Jawab-e-Shikwa" (a reply) to the comments I got from my recent article criticizing Pakistan's obsession with the nuclear arsenal. I think that nuclear arsenal has not been beneficial to Pakistan as it has resulted in a faulty security policy and a false sense of national pride.
Can we all just pause for a moment and wonder how in 2015, a woman of color winning a category, is hailed as history-making? Given the talent out there, it is shocking that it has taken this long to happen.
Social media provides us with a tremendous opportunity to support the ongoing and future development of our nurses, scientists, and professional leaders.
Exactly 41 years ago, on September 7, 1974, Pakistani parliament voted overwhelmingly to declare the Ahmedis (a sect considered as heretic by some mainstream Muslims) as non-Muslim through what is known as the Second Amendment.
I don't get angry about immigration, legal or otherwise, or about women in power, or about people with Asian or Spanish accents trying to make lives for themselves or their families in the United States.This is, old angry people, the future of America. You can rage against it and try to build fences and you may win in the very short run. But in the long run, you will lose.
In Pakistan and, in fact, most of the Islamic world, the very concept of secularism is completely misunderstood. Somehow the concept has been thoroughly confused and amalgamated with Atheism.
Courses about Latino/as, African-Americans, Native Americans, Asian-Americans and other minorities, have the potential to effect social change. They work as catalysts to break down the barriers that divide us as a society -- stereotypes, misconceptions, fear and ignorance.
If there was one virtue that China projected, it was an economy that could handle like a BMW, and go from 0 to 7.5 percent growth in 3 months.
Ironically, the most disadvantaged Australians aren't from somewhere else at all. We talk proudly about the fact that Australia is a multicultural country, as long as the multi-cultural society remains subordinate to the dominating white culture.
No matter who you are, living with a mental health condition can be challenging, but for some, culture, race, and ethnic background can exacerbate mental health challenges, and create disparities in access to quality mental health care.