The importance of talking about race/culture & the immigration experience

I wrote an article for PBS Newshour on the importance of discussing race/culture and the immigration experience with students: Last summer I received a message from family in Iraq letting me know that a few of my second cousins were volunteering to join the Iraqi army to fight the Islamic State group. Miles and continents … Continue reading The importance of talking about race/culture & the immigration experience

Moments learned from #HipHopSTEM

https://twitter.com/RusulAlrubail/status/581474270691270656 On Friday March 27 I was part of HipHopSTEM: a HipHop Education STEMposium. The day was composed of workshops for the students and teachers, a keynote by Dr. Chris Emdin, and a motivational/talent HipHop show. I co-facilitated a workshop with Mustefa Jo'shen. https://twitter.com/mustefaJ/status/581449783270895617 Our workshop's purpose was to empower students through their favourite music. … Continue reading Moments learned from #HipHopSTEM