Category Archives: Race

Touching The Untouchables 

  The politics involving various minority groups have become a veritable concern. Well-meaning views, dialogues, and inceptions of new laws are very important. Yet, unless and until the complacent ‘majority’ makes … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

When Rapists Are Bengali, When Rape Is A State Weapon For Ethnic Cleansing

“Our struggle for self-determination and autonomy, meaning the struggle since 80′s decade, rape has been used by Bengali military and civilian men / administration / state as a weapon.

March 21, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Glorious and Bloody History of Tamil Language Movement

The Glorious and Bloody History of Tamil Language Movement By Shafiqur Rahman for AlaloDulal There is a widespread misinformation in our country that we, Bengalis, are the only nation to … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · 3 Comments

Our tragic tunes for Mandela are high level hypocrisy

“All the tragic tunes we sing for Nelson Mandela are fake. Our internalized racism and societal dehumanization is denied; so our tears for the black struggle through Nelson Mandela is … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Siddhartha Mitter: The Cartography of Bullshit

“This week, Fisher proposed to his readers what he titled “A fascinating map of the world’s most and least racially tolerant countries.” The deepest-red, or most racially intolerant, countries were … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · 2 Comments

Hate Crimes after Boston: Bangladeshi network engineer becomes “fucking Arab”

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 … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Skin I’m In: Afro-Bengali Solidarity & Lost Histories of America

The Skin I’m In: Afro-Bengali Solidarity & Lost Histories of America Naeem Mohaiemen reviews Vivek Bald’s “Bengali Harlem”

March 6, 2013 · 3 Comments

Shahbag slogans: inclusion of diversity

শাহবাগের আন্দোলন শুরু হয়েছিল মাত্র কয়েকজনের … Photo : The bloggers who called for the Shahbag protest .  source: facebook Shahbag slogans: inclusion of diversity – Muktasree Sathi Chakma The … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Ramu, Satkhira, Hathajari: the friendless minorities of Bangladesh

Ramu Upazilla of Cox’s Bazaar district of Bangladesh usually comes to news when mad wild elephants attack localities and trample people to death. But this time, news of a different … Continue reading

October 2, 2012 · 11 Comments

Sathi Chakma: After Rangamati, Questions that need to be answered

When some of my Bangladeshi and Bangali friends do not bother with what I am going through, while I am flooding my Facebook wall with posts expressing my worry and helplessness, what is the necessity of having them as FRIENDS?

September 26, 2012 · 13 Comments



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