Posts Tagged: Racial discrimination

A young black woman in a small Finnish city

Finns are adamant that there is no racial discrimination in their society. Josephy Wandera Owindi* For some white people it’s difficult to comprehend how a black woman could be treated in a small city like Mikkeli, located 230km northeast of Helsinki. Is she a victim of microaggressions and/or of outright sexism and racism?  The aim of a

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Rosa Parks’ humble example lives on

Of the many Civil Rights Movement icons that emerged during the 1950s, the late Rosa Parks is one of my biggest heroes. With her humble example on a December 1 afternoon of 1955, Parks changed USAmerican history by refusing to give up her seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama.

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