Tag: Frank F. Islam

  • Addressing America’s Statues of Limitations: A Monumental Undertaking

    Addressing America’s Statues of Limitations: A Monumental Undertaking

    The killing of George Floyd has resulted in actions of various types against historical statues in the United States that may celebrate or demonstrate bigotry or racial bias. These actions have sparked a national conversation on what to do because of those statues. In our opinion, the statues under scrutiny are America’s statues of limitations.…

  • Passing the Arts Test for These COVID-19 Times

    Passing the Arts Test for These COVID-19 Times

    “The life of the arts, far from being an interruption, a distraction, in the life of the nation, is close to the center of a nation’s purpose – and is a test to the quality of a nation’s civilization.” – John F. Kennedy By Frank F islam COVID-19 put the arts industry to the test…

  • Where will America go from here?

    Where will America go from here?

    By Frank F Islam Since the brutal death of 46-year-old African American George Floyd at the hands of a white Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on May 25, the United States has witnessed civil strife of the kind not seen in more than five decades. In a video that has been streamed around the world…

  • WAR-TIME PRESIDENT

    WAR-TIME PRESIDENT

    In a Fox News virtual Town Hall held on March 24, President Donald Trump declared that he “would love to have the country opened up” by Easter Sunday, April 12. In that same Town Hall, he asserted that measures like social distancing and self-quarantining were “very painful for our country and very destabilizing for our…

  • India needs a unifying nationalism

    India needs a unifying nationalism

    By Frank F. Islam In his Independence Day speech on August 15 this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi proclaimed, “One nation, one constitution — this spirit has become a reality and India is proud of it.” Prime Minister Modi is correct when he says that “one nation, one constitution” should be the goal for the…

  • The Modi government must restart the reforms process

    The Modi government must restart the reforms process

    For India to grow and flourish, it should also focus on jobs, education, healthcare and climate change Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s victory in the general elections is a testament to his immense popularity across the country and his supreme talent as a campaigner. His sweeping victory gives Modi a mandate to pursue a bold agenda.…

  • May 23: A day to Celebrate India’s Democracy

    May 23: A day to Celebrate India’s Democracy

    By Frank F. Islam On May 23, the seven-week long Indian election process will come to an end. The votes will be counted and a winner will be declared. No matter who wins, the real winner will be Indias democracy. I say this as an Indian American who has had the privilege of living in…

  • Frank F Islam Shares his Success Story with Minorities Entrepreneurs in Mumbai

    Frank F Islam Shares his Success Story with Minorities Entrepreneurs in Mumbai

      Mumbai— “The minorities entrepreneurs play a significant role in the development of India. They play a pivotal role in shaping the future of India. They have the capacity and capability to change the landscape of India and the world,” these were the opening words of India-born renowned American businessman Frank F Islam when he…

  • “I am extremely positive about the future of America”

    “I am extremely positive about the future of America”

    Frank F. Islam is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, civic leader and thought leader. Frank has a special commitment to civic, educational and artistic causes.   In all of his endeavors, he strives to create opportunities that are sustainable and uplifting for humanity — guided by the virtues of hard work, focus, quality, innovation and kindness. Frank currently…

  • Secrets to success for India’s budding entrepreneurs and start-ups

    Secrets to success for India’s budding entrepreneurs and start-ups

    By Frank Islam, India is blessed to be the third-largest start-up economy in the world. Unfortunately, there is a curse that comes with that blessing. That is, as indicated in a 2016 report issued by the IBM Institute for Business Value and Oxford Economics, 90 per cent of Indian start-ups fail within five years. The…