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This Is Why Farmers in India Are Protesting

Thousands of people are protesting in India against the new agricultural laws proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in November 2020.  The three laws that were meant to modernize the agricultural industry are in turn dismantling the systems that were already in place, leaving the farmers with uncertainty and anger. In the past few years,…

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Muslim Woman Alleges Sexual Misconduct at BlackRock

Essma Bengabsia is a hijab-wearing Arab-American Muslim woman of color and was sexually harassed at BlackRock. BlackRock is an American multinational investment management corporation based in New York City.  Bengabsia studied finance at NYU Stern School of Business and is  an intersectional feminist who adores those who have paved the path for her, including Rep….

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Biden Names the First Ever Muslim Woman U.S. Attorney

In a historic move, the new federal prosecutor of the Eastern District of Michigan from next month will be Saima Mohsin, a Pakistani-Muslim. Mohsin, 52, is the first ever Muslim woman and Pakistani to be acting United States attorney. According to the Department of Justice, the Joe Biden administration appointed Mohsin as the acting United…

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What the Biden Presidency Means for Muslim Women

On the first day President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris take office, the pair have said they want to end the controversial Muslim Ban that banned Muslims from a list of Muslim countries from entering the United States, a relief for Muslim Americans across the nation. But is our bar for progress really that low, especially…

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Watch: Who Was Involved In the Siege of the U.S. Capitol?

Startling revelations have come forward regarding the insurrection at the Capitol. Among those who have been arrested have been retired military veterans, retired and/or firefighters and police officers, a school therapist, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, and a realtor who flew to D.C. on a private jet. Two on-duty Capitol police officers are suspended and…

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Is Fast Fashion Unethical?

Fast fashion is a high-paced and profitable industry that has taken the world by storm, in both positive and negative ways.  Consumers are drawn to fast fashion brands as they replicate high-end clothing straight off the runway with the ability to be designed and produced in a quick and low-cost manner. This allows customers to…

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Why the Capitol Rioters Shouldn’t Be Called “Terrorists”

Recently, Twitter user @HarshaWalia wrote a great thread about why the insurrectionists who rioted at the Capitol shouldn’t be referred to as terrorists. My instant reaction was one of shock — “How are they not terrorists?!” However, after reading her thread, there are some compelling points, especially for those of us interested in ending —…

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5 of the Top Tweets About the #DCRiots

On January 6th, gobs of Trump’s goons stormed the Capitol. The “Blue Lives Matter” supporters then beat an officer to death, looted, rioted, and engaged in other acts of thuggery. Of course, you know it wasn’t going down without some memes. Humor is a great coping mechanism…and these tweets aren’t without some truth. Check out…

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BREAKING: Trump Mobsters Storm the Capitol

Today, Trump supporters stormed the Capitol after results of the Georgia Senatorial race comes in with Democrats winning the majority. This also comes after over a month of Trump perpetuating the idea of unfair play in the presidential election, claiming that the electoral college results should not be accepted. The unmasked mobsters were shown live…

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What Are You Doing About the Genocide of Uyghur Muslims?

The Muslim world is bleeding. Bleeding with no one by their side. Bleeding with continuous stabs digging further down their back. Bleeding to bleach humanity red. Bleeding uncontrollably that the last drop will be the world’s turning point.  You may be asking why I’m invoking this imagery; what’s happening? Let’s start with the holocaust of…

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Is France “Fighting Islamist Separatism” or Silencing Islam?

Tensions are rising between France and the Muslim world after President Emmanuel Macron expressed his plans to fight “Islamist Separatism” in early October.   Macron believes Islamic Separatism is a threat to France’s values of keeping the state and religion apart. This is not a first, France has previously domineered freedom of religious expressions for Muslims…

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Set on Fire: The Femicide of Marwa Albaity

On the morning of November 28th, as I sipped my coffee and scrolled through social media, posts were flooding in about a new brutal case of intimate partner violence in Yemen. It had been the 3rd case I’d heard of that week. This one was that of Marwa Al-Baiti from Hadhramout, she had been set…