Here’s Your Headlines for the Week of 10/8/16

Here’s Your Headlines for the Week of 10/8/16

#MuslimGirlProbs is our weekly link roundup of headlines, stories, events, and situations that make us want to rip our hijabs off.

1. MuslimGirl brought attention to Mental health awareness week:

Mental Health Is Not One-Dimensional tweet

Islam Does Not Allow You to Abuse Your Children tweet

2. National Poetry Day, October 6th, 2016.

The Space Between ‘My’ and ‘Islam’ tweet

3. TIME magazine features a verse from the Quran on their cover, along with photos and story on Syria’s courageous white helmets.

http://time.com/magazine/us/4520901/october-17th-2016-vol-188-no-15-u-s/

4. Vice Presidential debates/MuslimGirl reminds you to rock the vote!

We Have the Ability to Make Strong Changes by Exercising Our Right to Vote tweet

5. Ben and Jerry’s supports Black Lives Matter

http://www.benjerry.com/whats-new/why-black-lives-matter

6. Pentagon is found to have paid PR firm to create fake terrorism recruiting videos.

No Surprise: The Pentagon Paid Big Money to Fabricate Al Qaeda Videos tweet

 

7. Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Colombian president for his efforts to end his country’s fifty year civil war.

https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/2016/

8. Pakistan toughens laws for honor killings and sexual assault.

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/10/06/496905205/pakistan-toughens-penalties-for-honor-killings

9. Hurricane Matthew claims over 800 lives in Haiti as Florida braces for the storm.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-37599857

10. Fox News releases racist report out of China Town, The Daily Show responds with the perfect comeback segment.

http://www.cc.com/video-clips/ei86ec/the-daily-show-with-trevor-noah–the-o-reilly-factor–gets-racist-in-chinatown

11. UGH. Trump is at it again with P*ssygate 2016.

Trump Tape Outrage Reminds Us Not All Women Are Equal tweet

Post Trump Tape, Donald Trump Says He’s a “Changed Man.” Is He Really? tweet

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