George Floyd pleading for his life under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer has become a defining moment of our time. What began 10 months ago at the corner of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue has transformed into nothing less than an
At last some light at the end of a tunnel of despair and persistent persecution based on deep-seated prejudice. For years citizens of colour in the United States have been confronting racial bias in the streets of hatred and violence –– all aimed at them, by a
After almost a year, the country finally received the verdict in the case against former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin, who murdered George Floyd last May by pressing his knee into Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. To our collective
I don’t believe anyone is born racist. This is patently obvious when you put babies and toddlers of different ethnic groups together. They become friends and play with each other automatically. There’s no grouping in nurseries unlike when we get into our teens
China seems to have made a clear shift in stance towards Taiwan in the wake of United States House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s dramatic and provocative visit to Taiwan last week. Reuters reported that after carrying out high-stakes military drills around Taiwan, China of President Xi Jinping has in a
Based on what we know, there are three major legal takeaways from the FBI’s search of Donald Trump’s Florida home on Monday. First, this is a big deal, historically and constitutionally speaking. As far as I can tell, a criminal search warrant has never been executed against a former president. Second, from the perspective of
According to research conducted by the University of Kent, smells that we experience outdoors evoke pleasant memories and a sense of well-being. There’s no doubt that smells have a tendency to arouse strong emotions in people. Smells, in general, have memories of days gone by. Memories of your home country.
Hats off to His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, who directed the disbursement of Dhs50,000 to each family, whose homes were damaged by rain in the Eastern Region, and they were residing in shelter homes in the emirate. It was revealed that 65 families