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Rima Merhi

Entries by Rima Merhi

'The Face of America in Africa' Must End Constitutional Racism

(11) Comments | Posted July 30, 2012 | 2:17 PM

Founded in 1822 to free the black slaves of America, the Liberian constitution makes it mandatory for citizens of Liberia to be black of African descent. I am one of many white children born in Liberia to non-African parents and denied nationality and citizenship rights due to the color of...

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The Druze Challenge of Survival

(20) Comments | Posted May 27, 2010 | 1:14 PM

On the best day in the Middle East, being a minority is a real challenge. Most face social, political and economic hurdles, but their religion provides them with a buffer to survive social pressures, discrimination, and limited opportunities.

The majority of the Druze lack this comfort. Their holy book, known...

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The Kramer Saga Unfolds at Harvard

(29) Comments | Posted March 3, 2010 | 3:33 PM

I am writing this post in reference to a post published on the Huffington Post about Martin Kramer last week by MJ Rosenberg titled "Is Harvard professor advocating Palestinian genocide?" We need to move beyond this futile argument and shed light on the real issues that need to...

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