The Race Hate We All Know

http://colorlines.com/archives/2015/02/the_race_hate_we_all_know.html The slayings of Razan Abu-Salha, Yusor Abu-Salha and Deah Barakat has convulsed the Muslim-American community as no other event has since September 11, 2001.

Charlie don’t surf, by S. Sayyid

http://www.dailysabah.com/opinion/2015/01/28/charlie-dont-surf Very thoughtful analysis, harkening back to “Apocalypse Now ! (from which the phrase “Charlie don’t surf” originates, also inspiring a song by The Clash)