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This is How Muslims Can Avoid Being Kicked Off Their Flights

This past week, in two separate, unrelated incidents, two Muslims were kicked off Southwest Airlines flights–one, a college student who was speaking Arabic, and the other, a  Muslimah who made the oh-so-serious mistake of switching seats.  The Daily Show has some advice on how to not get thrown off your flight if you’re Muslim.  Check…


Did Tim McGraw Just Feature a Hijabi in His Music Video?

It really doesn’t get any more all-American than country music and Tim McGraw, so when we realized that Tim McGraw included Muslims in his video for “Humble and Kind,” we were intrigued, and decided to check it out for ourselves.  As we were listening, the song’s message was just too beautiful not to share:  Always stay…


Another Muslim Kicked Off a Southwest Flight: Woman Wearing Hijab Booted Because Flight Attendant “Didn’t Feel Comfortable”

It seems that Southwest Airlines may really need to do some mandatory diversity trainings. Earlier today, the Daily News reported that a Maryland Muslim woman of Somalian descent, who was wearing a hijab, was booted from a Southwest flight this past Wednesday. The woman’s husband, Abukar Fidaw, told WJLA that his wife, Hakima Abdulle of Takoma Park, was…

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These Muslims Made Friends at a Trump Rally, and It’s Going Viral

They say the truth is stranger than fiction, and the old adage proves true yet again in this viral video that’s making rounds on the ‘net. Peace House posted this video where a few Muslims attended a Trump rally (totally satirical, of course), and what happened next is shocking.  They didn’t get shot by bullets dipped…

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Sesame Street Unveils “Zari,” the First Afghan Girl Muppet

This past week, the Sesame Street franchise unveiled its latest character, an adorable pink muppet named Zari.  As you may have noticed, she’s sporting a hijab! The new kid on the block is slated to make her small-screen debut on Baghch-e-Simsim (“Sesame Garden”).  This is Afghanistan’s locally produced answer to Sesame Street. Though her debut may be small-screen, Zari is…