Reflections on a Culture in Crisis

Reflections on the Culture in Crisis Conference, April 2015 by Roya Arab We entered through a majestic arched carved stone entrance. My eye was caught by a plaque -akin to those found in early Near Eastern cities in clay, gold, silver and stone marking ancient monarchs – informing us that ‘Queen Victoria Empress of India’… Read More

It’s a Year Since #Israel’s Anti-African pogroms. What Now?

by Robert Kazandjian, Ali Hocine Dimerdji and Samantha Asumadu Thursday, May 23, 2013, marked exactly one year to the day when a thousand Jewish Israelis ran rampant through the streets of Tel Aviv, smashing and looting African-operated businesses and physically assaulting any dark-skinned person they came across. Sadly, the Israeli economic, political and religious establishment… Read More