August 4, a hot and humid day in Boulder, Colorado. I got back from being dragged around the lake and hills by my dogs. As is my habit I clicked on bdnews24.com. What should I see; a picture of a fat man in a moustache, skullcap, and Nehru Coat saying Africans are uncivilised savages! More… Read more »
Baltimore is the
This weekend, Bangladesh celebrated Language Martyr’s Day once again.
Over a century since Kipling’s penned words, the white man’s burden, remains ceaseless and eternal, coagulated by time and ideology.
If you have the courage of your conviction and act on it, people will love and respect you, even if they hate and scorn you at first.
“Haramzada Bengoli”, screamed the fat guy to a rickshaw-puller near Bandar Bazar, Sylhet. This was in November 2010. But I digress. Let me get to the scream in a minute. I wrote an opinion piece in bdnews24.com in October 2011 titled, “Not my Father’s Islam”. It generated fair amount of controversy and lots of rather… Read more »