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Arab and Muslim American Healthcare Disparities It is important to examine Arab and Muslim American health disparities or discrimination directed against them by using Title VI of the Civil Rights Act as a framework to reference. This brings forward incidents and the possible symptoms resulting from the treatment or mistreatment …

Aladdin and Orientalism

The 1992 Disney movie Aladdin is a widely popular film, but the portrayal of the characters within the film is fraught with Orientalist stereotypes. This is also important relative to the fact that the protagonists are overwhelmingly Americanized while the antagonists are depicted through damaging and hurtful stereotypes. From the …

I Love Revolution

Transculturality is defined as someone who has a cross-cultural understanding of their position within their location i.e. town, country. Transcultural citizenship is formed through the understanding that “the nature of social development can only be defined in terms of intersubjective dialogue” (McIntyre-Mills 4). Lebanon, Iraq, and the rest of the …

Redefining One’s Religion

Religion can be a taboo topic in today’s world with the many different viewpoints and thoughts surrounding it. Naguib Mahfouz takes the complexity of religion and breaks in his novel Children of the Alley. This book takes different religious figures and intertwines them in a very symbolic way. Adam, Jesus, …