News Articles and Race

References of racial division in media articles have only increased exponentially in recent years. "White supremacy", "Unconscious bias" and "police brutality" are now part of our vocabulary. Popular belief says it is because of the rhetoric of former President Trump that America is in this racial mess. Or others argue that "institutional racism" affects Blacks …

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4 Years to Remember – Achievements of a Contentious President

As promised in my previous post, I have written about successes of the Trump administration. In full account and details, 3 that I appreciated the most and 1 that I disliked. There are certainly more impacts of Trump's four years that can potentially be discussed. For now, I will stick to four main points: economy, …

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The Mockingbird going forward (2021)

As the year 2020 comes to an end, The Mockingbird celebrates its 2 months anniversary today December 31. It has been an awesome experiment for me. I hope that you learnt something new through my blog, but I definitely learnt many things while researching and developing the website. A great test on my research skills …

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What can we learn from Émile Durkheim’s study of suicide in 2020?

In the age of Covid and lockdowns across the world, suicide has become yet again an issue facing so many. In the last few weeks or even months, you may have heard about the rising rate of suicide across the world related to the pandemic. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the Center for Disease …

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