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Islamophobia: On the British War of definition and seeing the bigger picture

We told you the threat is white supremacy. You ignored us. – Randa Abdel-Fattah Outside Muslim communities of the ‘West’, it has been a heftier then usual year for reflecting upon Islamophobia. Transnationally the world came to a halt on March 15, 2019, when an Australian white supremacist in Christchurch New Zealand, bridged two mosques…

On the cop who didn’t shoot… In response to Scott Gilmore

“One must apologize for daring to offer black love to a white soul.” – Frantz Fanon (1952) , “The Woman of Colour and the White Man”, Black Skin, White Masks “Yesterday at 1:30  in the afternoon”, as Scott Gilmore writes, “a  white van leapt the curb and careened down the sidewalk with no warning”… “We can only…

Whitewashing Britain: On the question of ‘when should we say ‘white’?’

    “The world, in a sudden emotional conversation, has discovered that it is white… Suddenly white folks had become ‘painfully conscious of their whiteness’, ‘the paleness of their bodily skins…fraught with tremendous and eternal significance’.”  -W.E.B Du Bois -The Souls of White Folk (1910:339)   It has been a month now since the “Unite…


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A series of political commentary posts initially written as practice during my doctoral career from September 2016 to November 2020.

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