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A quick scapegoatery prevention manual

Terrorist attacks struck Brussels this morning, at Zaventem airport and the Maelbeek metro station. An airport and a metro station I’ve used multiple times. Apparently, the attackers were Islamist terrorists. It’s a very scary thought; I or any one of … Continue reading

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Appel au Pape: Arrêtez la haine au Cameroun

Je m’excuse pour la longue silence sur mon blogue personnel et je promets d’être plus présente dans un futur proche. En attendant, il fallait que je partage ce post formidable, que mon collègue Colin Stewart a transmis d’un groupe oeuvrant … Continue reading

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Rant of the moment

You know what drives me crazy? When people say: All Muslims are… All Christians are… All immigrants are… All Africans are… All anglophones are… All francophones are… All trade unionists are… All Natives are… All rich people are… All welfare … Continue reading

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I did not write this, but this is me.

From Lifehack: “15 signs you’re born to be a free thinker.” http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/15-signs-youre-born-free-thinker.html It’s almost creepily apt. The scariest thing there is, “Ever since you’ve heard your friends outside your faith are going to hell, you’ve thought for yourself.” I did … Continue reading

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I Do Stand With Charlie (ADDENDUM)

ORIGINAL POST HERE/TEXTE ORIGINAL ICI ADDENDUM: J’ai pris le texte suivant d’un communiqué de l’Association Mosquée de la Capitale concernant les attentats en France. “L’association Mosquée de la Capitale tient tout d’abord à exprimer ses sympathies et condoléances aux familles … Continue reading

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I do stand with Charlie.

LE FRANCAIS SUIVRA Normally, I don’t like bigotry. Islamophobia, antisemitism, racism and xenophobia make me angry, even when I hear that rhetoric from people I don’t know to people I don’t know. I even have some atheist acquaintances who don’tunderstand why … Continue reading

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L’énigme du retour

Ca fait des mois que je n’ai rien écrit en français dans cet espace. En ce moment où je pense avec nostalgie de mon aventure haïtienne, je pense au livre L’Énigme du retour de Dany Laferrière, ce poème en prose qui est … Continue reading

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