This past week I interviewed Aysa Gray, Fellowship Coordinator for Center for Ethnic, Racial and Religious Understanding (CERRU), and Yael Rosenstock, Director of Programming for CERRU, who are both very much motivated to create a world of inclusivity and understanding. They have started a new initiative with CERRU called the Teach-In Series designed to help those who […]
In the last post, we discussed a suggestion for what probability means. But extending that interpretation to an election is a stretch. In the context of elections, makes more sense to talk about probability from another perspective.
If you bothered to watch the Grammys last weekend, you probably experienced a mixture of pleasant surprises and expected disappointments; the most publicized one being that Beyoncé ’s Lemonade lost in the Album of the Year category to Adele. Adele herself was so disappointed with the decision that she asked onstage, “What the fuck does […]
On my blog this year, I’ve been discussing what racism in America means and its many iterations. From Colin Kaepernick to barbershop quartets, I’ve tried to describe the extent to which racism towards black people and other minorities is engraved into our everyday lives. I’ve mostly uncovered white supremacy towards black people, but never turned the table. […]
With the Trump’s administration executive order on primarily muslim countries, it became clear that Trump is not a fan of immigrants: documented and undocumented. I attended a seminar this past week that provided information that I thought was crucial to share, especially since there have been unconfirmed rumors of ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) raids […]
Three days before the most recent presidential election, two forecasters got into a statistics fight on Twitter. They both thought the same candidate would win. So what were they arguing about, exactly?
February is Black History month and as an African American this month holds great significance for me. Not only is February a time for me to meditate on the struggles and victories of my people, but it is a time for me to contemplate additional ways that my people can continue to thrive and push for […]
It is a pretty obvious to most people that our preferred leisure activities have reduced the time we spend being active. Kids, as parents lament, are glued to their parents’ ipads. We spend less time outdoors, less time walking, and more time sitting in front of screens. Perhaps you, like me, remember the […]
For those of you who are new to my blog, hello – my name is Adi and the top things I can’t live without are music, politics, and traveling – in no particular order. I spent January in Florence learning Italian and every time I go back to Italy I fall more and more in […]
(image credit: ryancr) If you’re one of the many people listening to Detroit rapper Big Sean’s new album I Decided., which dropped earlier this week, you’ve probably heard his hit song “Bounce Back.” The album’s lead single has become one of Sean’s biggest hits to date, currently sitting in the Top 20 on Billboard. However, not all […]