Life Question #1

If white supremacists and neo-nazis march into my town do I counter-protest or completely ignore them entirely?

The former explicitly shows them that their ideologies are not supported if there is a mass counter-protest. Nonetheless their intentions are probably to elicit a response to bring more attention and hatred into our world. So is the latter the right answer…?

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On Aug. 5th a Mosque was Bombed in Minnesota. Trump Remains Silent

Here’s what we know. Earlier this week, the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minneapolis was bombed during a morning prayer. Thankfully none of the center’s 20 attendees that day were harmed but one of the mosque’s offices were damaged in the blast.

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“Africa”

Hi! I live in “Africa”, quotations intended. Or if you have read my About page you know that I am situated in Tanzania. But what’s the difference?!

Living in “Africa”, quotations intended, has given my countless opportunities, expanded my perception of the world and has made me appreciative of what I have. However, my biggest question after living here for some years is “why Africa”? And what I mean by that is why when referring to this continent of over 50+ countries is it simply called “Africa”? Everyone living outside of “Africa”, quotations intended, is guilty of saying this and I have questioned what is the origin of simply stating “Africa”. In short, I have yet to find an answer.

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