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About Trisha Ahmed

Student and blogger.

Murdered blogger’s stepdaughter: Dad taught me to be informed, bold, unafraid

I come across some of the best stories in Baltimore.
A black student tells me about his lifelong experiences with housing segregation—how he still feels its effects, even as a student at Johns Hopkins.
My social-science professors teach me about schools that are underfunded and hyper-segregated. They are run down by roaches and mold. They lack libraries, […]

By |February 27th, 2016|Avijit Roy, bangalee freethinker|1 Comment

No Justice for the Free of Thought (Published in Free Inquiry Magazine)

No Justice for the Free of Thought

By Trisha Ahmed and Avijit Roy

 

Published in  Free Inquiry Magazine (OP-ED:  October/November 2013 Volume 33, Number 6)

On April 1st, 2013, the Bangladeshi government certainly played the fool’s role in a scheme that we can only wish was an April Fool’s Day prank. On that day, […]

Viral Topics: Why They Define Our Generation

The opening scene of the movie Contagion begins with an amiable Gwyneth Paltrow drinking a cocktail while on a business trip in Tokyo. She coughs ever so slightly before leaning in to laugh good-naturedly at a friend’s passing remarks. To the casual observer, her cough would be a miniscule detail of the evening. Smiling freely, […]

By |May 6th, 2013|Activism, Bangladesh, Culture, International, Society|3 Comments

The American Dream — An Illusion or Reality?

In the dry, evening heat of Bangladesh, a girl visiting from America stands alone on the balcony of her grandmother’s lavish condominium. Located roughly thirty miles north of Dhaka, Bangladesh’s suffocatingly-populated capital, Uttura Model Town – Uttura, for short – has a suburban character. In […]

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