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· September, 2007

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from September, 2007

30 September 2007

Trinidad & Tobago: Talking with Filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon

Trinidad-born Frances-Anne Solomon is a blogger and award winning filmmaker who has just completed her most recent project, A Winter Tale. Set in the violent downtown Toronto community of Parkdale,...

Morocco: Berbers can be blonde

Major media outlets and bloggers went into a frenzy a few days ago when a blurry photograph taken by a Spanish tourist in Morocco's Rif mountain region showed a small...

24 September 2007

The Baltics: Unity Day; Latgallia

Ramadaning in Kuwait

Ramadan, food and shopping were top priorities among Kuwaiti bloggers last week. Abdullatif AlOmar takes us on a tour of Kuwaiti blogs which include a shopping trip at a hypermarket...

23 September 2007

Ukraine: The Language Issue

Victor Yanukovych's Party of the Regions is pushing for a referendum on granting Russian official status as a national language, in addition to Ukrainian. Below is a selection of views...

22 September 2007

Morocco: Opinion on the Jena 6

Afghanistan: The Not-So-Obvious Problems

Joshua Foust takes a survey of some of the less "sexy" problems facing Afghanistan.

Japan: Nuclear Power and Discrimination

21 September 2007

Confronting Euro-American media biases against Africa

Malawian blogger on africa-aphukira (African Rebirth), Steven Sharra, chronicles serious biases by Euro-American media and scholars against Africa in not crediting the recent archeological finding to a Kenyan palentologist, Fredrick...

18 September 2007

Europe: Romani Culture

Moldova: Transnistria

Iranian bloggers stirred over cockroach cartoon

About a week ago, a Chicago newspaper, The Colombus Dispatch, published a cartoon that depicts Iran as a sewer with cockroaches crawling out of it. The cartoon has created intense...