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Why Ahmed wasn’t invited to a liberal arts University?

There has been a lot of discussion in the media about Ahmed Mohamed, a boy in high school that was taken to jail by the police for showing a professor a clock he claimed to build. Controversy has increased in … Continue reading

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The importance of symbols and cultural artifacts

I was watching a video about the use (or misuse) of the Confederate flag, especially here in Virginia. Since I was born and raised in Venezuela, I’m not familiar with the history in the United States, so it took me … Continue reading

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Microaggressions on Latinos

I have been reading about microaggressions lately. It refers to covert forms of racism that reflect on people’s judgments based on race, gender, or ethnicity. I found an interesting article about the microaggressions on latinos: http://psychologybenefits.org/2013/09/26/how-latinos-experience-subtle-racism/ I would also like … Continue reading

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