Category Archives: Prejudice


Why did these men in black steal my house with all my things in it, saying my house is theirs, that it belonged to their family before it belonged to mine? How could that be, as my great-grandfather Hamid built … Continue reading

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Crossing the racial and ethnic divide

Treat everyone you meet with dignity and respect. Where others see difference see how you connect. “Why did we become friends so many years ago?” “You didn’t treat me as different.”  

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New poem published

New poem, “Palestine, an unfinished history” just published on June 5th in “The Palestine Chronicle”. Click on the link to read it and comment both there and here.    

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Not to be an American Indian – a poem to ponder

It is best not to be an American Indian I will give it up I have examined that kind of life an discovered it is not worth living. I will not ask to know the name of my ancestors’ tribe, … Continue reading

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