Stories about Ethnicity & Race from September, 2017
"Silence is consent. Our silence is troubling. We need to speak out about this, we need to get angry, we need to help them."
"Aung San Suu Kyi today demonstrated that she and her government are still burying their heads in the sand over the horrors unfolding in Rakhine State."
"All of this discovery was restorative for my troubled conscience. It no longer hurts to recognize that I am black. I am and I say it bursting with pride."
"We got superheroes, we got soldiers, we got everybody...It is showing across the spectrum, rather than just a historicized view, of essentially, what boils down to cowboys and Indians."
The latest conflict in Ethiopia killed at least dozens of people and displaced thousands. The cause of the violence again was scarce water and land resources.
We don't take anything with us when we die, but I will take these tattoos. It is a gift of this life and this nature to take to my afterlife.
The signs of a foreseeable genocide are present everywhere at the moment with limited support available from the international community on the ground.
"Conversations have been going on for more than 50 years...This topic involves political, spiritual and cultural aspects."
"Indigenous people are not merely empty shells for foreign ideologies to be planted on, but masters and directors of their own story."
"You can move an elephant/hippo/rhino with the horns of your car, but not me. #IAmBangladeshi"
Ahwazi Arabs experience systematic discrimination in Iran. "There are people who have had to change their first and last name...to hide their Ahwazi Arab identity to get hired."