Tag: Refugees

Archived: Iraqi Refugee Kicked Off Flight After Speaking Arabic

By Frank Kineavy Khairuldeen Makhzoomi An Iraqi refugee is seeking an apology from Southwest Airlines after experiencing what he calls “Islamophobia” from the airline and its employees. On April 5 Khairuldeen Makhzoomi, a 26-year-old political science major at the University of California-Berkeley, had the opportunity to attend the World Affairs…

Archived: 'Slave Trade' Video Game Sparks Backlash

By Sheryl Estrada (YouTube) We live in a world where an “educational” video game that depicts the 18th-century slave trade included a mini game, “Slave Tetris,” in which one had to stack Black slaves in a ship to win points, like Tetris the puzzle video game from the ’80s. Serious…