“Blacklash” and the case of Asayel Slay: Injustice and hypocrisy in Saudi Arabia

Nicki Minaj and Saudi’s attempts to modernise In July 2019, world famous rapper Nicki Minaj pulled out of her planned headline performance at Jeddah World Fest music festival in Saudi Arabia due to irreconcilable personal values between herself and the Kingdom. Beyond the embarrassment that this caused the Kingdom, I would like to highlight the … Continue reading “Blacklash” and the case of Asayel Slay: Injustice and hypocrisy in Saudi Arabia

Rashid Rose: The over-representation of Blacks in the Mental Health System

The majority of Caucasians believed Africans to be inferior (Billinsley 1968) with the Encyclopaedia Britannia (1884) defined the word Negro as referring to Africans who “occupied the lowest position of the evolutionary scale". Accordingly, it was legally and socially permissible for slave owners to subject slaves to any type of physical force (Myrdal 1962). After … Continue reading Rashid Rose: The over-representation of Blacks in the Mental Health System