Understanding the Persecution of the Rohingya

Myanmar is a Buddhist-majority Southeast Asian country, where 11 million Rohingya reside. The Rohingya people are currently known as the world’s “most persecuted minority.” They speak Ruaingga, also known as Rohingya, a dialect that is distinctly different from the others spoken throughout Myanmar, and are Muslim by majority. They are not considered one of the … Continue reading

A Thank You: Black History Month

African American voices and achievements have too long been ignored or marginalized by our society and political system. To counteract this, there must be wider racial representation within both our education system as well as the media. As a step towards this, Redefy has compiled a list of notable African American individuals throughout history who … Continue reading

Why Team USA’s Diversity Matters

While watching Team USA during the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics, I was on the edge of my seat. There were a whopping 242 athletes proudly walking in, the most of any nation ever. On top of that, the group was very diverse, boasting 108 women, the largest amount internationally. Eleven African-Americans and … Continue reading

Mental Illness and the Parkland High School Shooting

“Don’t be a snitch.” “Blatantly crying out.” “A mental health issue.” “Don’t politicize this.” Yes, the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is an issue of mental health. Americans are not efficiently directing their attention to how mental disorders affect “Generation Z” on a daily basis. But more and more Americans, and people worldwide, … Continue reading