Many of the Heroes Among Us Are Polytheists – Why this Matters

It has been said – and rightly so – that in the midst of this coronavirus pandemic, the essential workers are heroes. And this is true. They put themselves on the front lines, putting themselves at risk willingly to get the essential things done for everyone. However, despite their dedication and heroism, it will beContinue reading “Many of the Heroes Among Us Are Polytheists – Why this Matters”

“Homeland” is Finally Over But Its Islamophobic Message is Still Alive

After years on TV screens across the United States spent fueling the narrative of Islamophobia and the ongoing so-called war on terror, the popular show “Homeland” has finally come to an end. The show was criticized at times – and rightfully so – for fueling a false narrative about Islam and Muslims. “Homeland” was particularlyContinue reading ““Homeland” is Finally Over But Its Islamophobic Message is Still Alive”

Rashida Jones’s Race – Does It Matter?

Recently there has been a lot of backlash involving the actress who once played Karen on “The Office” and is now playing a part-black woman on the new show “BlackAF” on Netflix. The backlash stems from the “seeming” reality that Rashida Jones is a white woman playing the role of a part-black woman. This isContinue reading “Rashida Jones’s Race – Does It Matter?”

Why Brian Dennehy’s Legacy Will Be Meaningless

Today the world lost a profound actor on the stage and in films. Brian Dennehy was 81 years old when he passed away today in New Haven, Connecticut. The award-winning actor’s death was indeed a tragedy and a significant loss to the acting world. Many people were inspired by his work and no doubt someContinue reading “Why Brian Dennehy’s Legacy Will Be Meaningless”