Nisar Ahmed
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Supremacy of color, appearances, and religion

Writer: Nisar Ahmed Category: প্রবন্ধ (Essay) Edition: Dhaboman - Eid 2019

I am not a conformist when it comes to the definition of race by the skin color. I refuse to identify any human group by the conventional skin colors – white, black, red, yellow, and brown. At a broad brush, people from European origin are considered white, people from African origin are considered black, people of China, Japan, and rest of the East and central Asia are called yellow, native people of North and South America are classified as red, and generally all others including people from South Asia and the Middle East are considered brown.

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Agami: A Beacon of Hope

Writer: Nisar Ahmed Category: Specials Edition: Dhaboman - Winter 2017

Agami was registered as a non-profit entity in California, USA, in 2003 and subsequently got its US 501 (c)3 tax-exempt status. Agami's founding core values, still practiced today, can be described in a sentence as 'an action group supporting basic education for the underprivileged

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My Democracy Delusion

Writer: Nisar Ahmed Category: প্রবন্ধ (Essay) Edition: Dhaboman - Eid 2017

President Abraham Lincoln was confident about the survival of the American form of representative government when he famously said, “government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth," in his Gettysburg Address.

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Paranoia? Sure; What to Do?

Writer: Nisar Ahmed Category: প্রবন্ধ (Essay) Edition: Dhaboman - First Edition

Vulnerability of Power The other day I was watching an episode of the new ABC TV serial called ‘Designated Survivor’ in which a state governor lets loose his police force on minority Muslim community after a terrorist strike on Washington DC wipes out the Capitol Hill and kills the President and all his cabinet members except the Designated Survivor. Designated survivor is usually a chosen

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