A temporary halt in violence is not a solution
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Cynthia Nixon, State legislators, activists launch hunger strike outside White House for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza.

Cynthia Nixon and Activists Launch Hunger Strike for Gaza Ceasefire

With the temporary cessation of the heightened status quo in Palestine, Cynthia Nixon, State Legislators and activists launch a 5-day hunger strike to demand President Biden to support a permanent ceasefire in Gaza.

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How the Resolution to Censure Rashida Tlaib Fuels Hate Crimes

Censure as a form of rebuke has shifted from zeroing in on issues like fraud to silencing representatives who support Palestine. If you haven’t been keeping up with what’s been happening ever since the resolution to censure Rashida Tlaib, tap in for all the details.

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Wait, So the U.S. Undocumented Immigrants Actually Have Legal Rights?

Undocumented immigrants in the U.S. are being stripped of their legal rights until this present moment. With the 2024 Presidential election around the corner, here’s what every undocumented immigrant should know about their rights, as laid down by the Constitution.

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U.S. Welcomes Israel Into the Visa Waiver Program

On Wednesday, the Biden administration announced that Israel will now be included in the nation’s Visa Waiver Program, allowing Israeli citizens to enter the United States without a visa. In reciprocity, Israel will allow American citizens to travel to Israel without a visa. Officials stated that this agreement will be implemented by November 30th, permitting…


On the Ballot: Deb Haaland Could Be America’s Long-Awaited VP

With the 2024 Presidential Election looming, people are asking if President Biden intends to retain Kamala Harris as his vice president. And, more importantly, could someone like Deb Haaland be a suitable replacement?  Let’s examine the last three years of Harris’s tenure. Harris has had poor approval ratings throughout the Biden administration, which continue to…

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Councilwoman Shahana Hanif on the Meaning of O’Shae Sibley’s Murder

Not long ago I joined hundreds of New Yorkers to celebrate O’Shae Sibley’s life. We surrounded the Brooklyn Mobil Gas Station at the intersection of Coney Island Avenue and Avenue P, where O’Shae Sibley’s murder occurred when he was stabbed to death. With trans leader and activist Queen Jean on the megaphone, we repeated O’Shae…


Harvard Denies a Fellowship Due to Criticism of Israel

Recently, Harvard University rescinded a fellowship that it offered to human rights activist Kenneth Roth over his criticism of Israel. Roth was the former Executive Director of Human Rights Watch and was recruited by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy to become a fellow, which he accepted. But a few weeks…


Is Dr. Oz a ‘Pick Me’ Muslim?

Dr. Oz, known for his popular television show, recently ran as a Republican in the U.S. Senate. (Spoiler alert: He lost.) His campaign received much attention from the Muslim and non-Muslim communities, with some excited about his nomination, and others wary of his intentions. What made Dr. Oz’s campaign so important was that if he…