Tag: racism

Why is the Voice of Muslim Women Only Amplified on One day and Not Every Day?

Article By: Kaya Gravitter and Iman Ibrahim. As I reflect on Muslim Women’s Day that took place this year on March 27th, I cannot come to realize why they finally decide to post things by Muslim women just on that day. Why is our voice only amplified on one day and not every day? When

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American Hijabi Muslim Discriminated Against At a DMV in Southwestern United States

I am posting this on behalf of another convert who has reached out to me. She is Latin American. “I was in the southwest of the United States. I am living in very harsh conditions, I don’t know where to begin or decide which is worse. The extreme heat that can go up to 125

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What You Need To Know About Colorism and Skin Whitening

You’ve probably seen stories of bizarre skin lightening creams being sold in far off lands and thought little of it. Maybe it was one of those thirty second facebook videos or an advertisement featuring a sad, dark skinned woman transforming into a light skinned beauty with a husband, a house, and a career? Chances are that

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PayPal Deems Purchasing Islamic Art as Supporting Terrorism?

PayPal is refusing to transfer money for customers to a Sweden based Islamic Art Design Company. PayPal deemed the website as a terrorist website because it contains Islamic Art containing Arabic calligraphy and the word Allah. The Online company, www.doenvang.com, was created in 2017, with the thoughts of Scandinavian minimalism fused with Islamic Art. Below

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Now Serving, Kabob with a Side of European Racism

First the Niqab, now European politicians, like Robert Menard, are wanting to ban kabobs. Since entering politics, his rhetoric has been full of anti-immigrant and Islamophobic hate speech. The anti-kabob hate speech started in November of 2015 when Menard ranted against kabob restaurants in his city, on French television. Menard has been the mayor of Beziers

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Being Black and Muslim in the U.S.

This article is to teach you about the Black Muslim experience. One thing I see happening in the world is too much racism. People are hated for their race, religion, etc. Some of the worst racism I have seen is aimed towards our Black brothers and sisters. This should be unacceptable to all humans and

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Discriminated Against For Being Muslim In My Political Science Class

I was in my senior year of my Under-Grad when I first faced open discrimination for being Muslim. I was running for president for an in-class assimilation and I lost, to the person who had no experience and happened to not be Muslim.The process was identical to how our last election process went. We had

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Hate Crimes: Be on Alert!

The overwhelming amount of hate crimes I see growing on a daily basis is sickening.  The majority of hate crimes I see are against Muslims. Again, I blame these hate crimes on the rhetoric from this election.Here are Some Recent Ones: Woman Attacks Two Muslim Sisters Walking with a Baby Thursday September 8th, a New York City woman, Emirjeta

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Why Are the Famous Muslims Silent?!

Recently I wrote an article for online news publication about Aziz Ansari. The article I wrote was in relation to a article where Ansari wrote an open letter in the New York times, calling out trump for his xenophobic rhetoric… So it lead me to this question, why are more famous people in America with

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