Trayvon Martin. Photo released by his family.
Trayvon Martin and Limon Hossain: Innocence on Trial
by Tibra Ali for AlalODulal.org
I recently came across a chalked message on the sidewalk that summed up the media circus and the whole trial in one pithy remark: “Only in America does an innocent victim like Trayvon Martin have to stand trial for his own murder.” But the first thing that popped into my mind was how the “Only in America…” part is actually incorrect. In particular, I thought of the young Bangladeshi student Limon Hossain.
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Study of History: The Popular-Academic Divide
by Shafiq for AlaloDulal.org
This article is a continuation of a discussion initiated in an AoD post by Naeem Mohaiemen on March 4th 2013, “History is hard work, but are we willing?” Continue reading
Mickey Rat: When the going gets tough…
“Disney is the first celebrated brand to completely stop production in Bangladesh Continue reading
As Faruque, a Bangladeshi-origin network engineer, turned to return to his meal, one of the other men said: “Yeah, he’s a f–king Arab,” leading to a brutal pummeling that dislocated Faruque’s left shoulder and left him semiconscious. Continue reading