September 11, 2001, Twenty Years Later: A Reflection From a New Yorker-September 13, 2021. This post reflects on the anti-Muslim and anti-Sikh hatred since September 11, 2001.
On the Underreporting of Hate Crimes-March 29, 2021. This post talks about how hate crimes in general are underreported in the United States. This post is also in the “Racial Issues” and “Other Injustices” pages.
Scapegoating Groups During a Crisis is Nothing New-March 8, 2021. In light of hate crimes against people of Asian descent, this post talks about how scapegoating certain groups during a crisis is nothing new. This is also on the pages for racial issues and the coronavirus diary.
On Remembrance of the Holocaust-January 27, 2020. This post talks about how many people are forgetting the Holocaust in Nazi Germany, and how it’s important to better remember it. This post is also the sections for ableism, LGBTQ+, and racial issues.
Addressing the Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting-October 30, 2018. After a shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, I addressed the shooting as well as the anti-Semitism that led to the shooting.
“Merry Christmas” or “Happy Holidays”? When (and If) to Say Which One-December 12, 2017. As Christmas approaches in the United States, people sometimes debate between the greetings of “Merry Christmas” and “Happy Holidays.” I use this post to discuss when (and if) either greeting is appropriate.
Our Judgement of People Based on Religion-September 12, 2017. This post discusses how Muslims and Sikhs in particular are wrongfully judged based on their religion. Instead of judging based on religion, however, we should judge by the actions of others.