Afro-Les-Bleues Clench World Cup Title

It has been two decades since France had successfully won the World Cup title and as the years have gone by there have been more and more players of African heritage have landed spots on the French national team. This is both a result of the years of migration from French-speaking African nations coupled with [...]

Why the “Merit” Excuse Has no Merit

No, it’s not what you think. Although the Trump administration has very little credibility these days outside of their base, there is another reason why the merit excuse for Trump’s insulting comments about Haiti, El Salvador, and Africa do not hold water. If they were truly discussing a merit-based immigration system then country of origin [...]

Haiti, AIDS, and Donald Trump in Context

President Donald Trump was reported to have stated in a meeting that all Haitians “have AIDS” and, although the White House denies that the statement took place, this is being quoted again in light of Donald Trump’s comments about Haitians and Africans being from “s—thole” countries. In order to understand why Trump would say that [...]

Debunking Travel Ban Reasons

As the daughter of two immigrants and a first-generation American I am growing frustrated with the minutia that both sides of the media have been using to distract from the core problems with this travel ban. I am also a Christian whose father experienced persecution for his faith in God, so it offends me to [...]