I challenge Iñárritu and every established Latino filmmaker to produce more films with complex Latina or Latino leads and supporting roles. Let's be the change we want to see, especially if you are in a high position to do so.
We as Muslims are correct to complain that it is unfair to bracket ordinary Muslims with extremists, but at the same time we need to understand that our negative reputation is not merely due to fringe organizations like ISIS, but also due to our behavior in general.
Jobs flow like an ethnoracial rainbow, perpetuating the makeup of an occupation, a workplace etc. Why?
What can and should change is the face of those who receive its awards for entertaining. In 2015, all eyes watched an Oscars ceremony that was a mostly white guy's show. All eyes will again be on the Oscars to see what's changed. The message then is not another white Oscars.
I walked into the hotel bar and I could immediately tell that the group was scattered all around the lobby. A woman walked up to me with a radiant smi...
Frankly the elite and the affluent middle class have to play a role. The political elite which have historically shown impotence and tried to manipulate religious sensitivity to their advantage, have to muster up the courage and at least condemn such incidents.
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.