“The function, the very serious function of racism is distraction. It keeps you from doing your work. It keeps you explaining, over and over again, your reason for being. Somebody says you have no language and you spend twenty years proving that you do.” Toni Morrison.
Beyond the walls of ignorance
Hassan is a voracious reader with a firm economics and finance background. Fascinated by history, politics, Science and philosophy. Reading is my passion. Also a sports enthusiasts.
“When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new. ” ― Dalai Lama
“To be African American is to be African without any memory and American without any privilege.” —James Baldwin
You can sneeze faster than a cheetah can run. The speed of a sneeze is around 100 mph which is faster than cheetahs run, the fastest animal alive. This is four-and-a-half times faster than Usain Bolt’s record, and 20 times faster than Michael Phelps. (Unfortunately, we also expel about 100,000 germs when we sneeze.) […]
The horrific and barbaric nature of these execution methods below and the intense level of the pain it achieves will cause shivers down your spine. Societies and particularly people in power have used various techniques to punish criminals, those convicted of treason or just opposed to their rule. Some of […]
Coronavirus in Africa The world is slowly going back to some form of normality and Africa has not been left behind. In Kenya for example, people have started going back to work and businesses are opening their doors. The question is have we turned a corner with Covid 19? or […]
Kenya’s ever ballooning debt is a matter of national debate. Even though there are two sides with counter argument for and against the growing public debt the consensus view is that its getting out of hands and the huge appetite for loans is real and concerning. In recent weeks the […]
The topic of racism always draws debate because nobody wants to be called racist. Even the racist person won’t be happy being called racist. Furthermore, an opresser would never see or feel what the opressed goes through. The reason is because nowadays outright racism doesn’t exist as much as it […]
Though many fear and loathe science subject in school, it’s actually a fascinating subject and once you learn to even have the slightest love for it, you will uncover amazing things which will make you fall in love with it forever. Below are some few intriguing piece of information you […]
A racist person believes that groups of humans possess different behavioural traits corresponding to physical appearance like skin colour and can be divided based on the superiority of one race over another. Such an individual may hold a view to mean prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against other people because they are of a different race or ethnicity. To […]