Rashida Tlaib Booed Hilary Clinton. So What’s the Verdict?

When Rep. Rashida Tlaib booed Hillary Clinton at an event for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, the reactions were swift and, as has become the norm in U.S. politics, divisive. Rep. Tlaib followed up by stating, “You all know I can’t be quiet. No, we’re going to boo,” in response to Hilary Clinton’s negative comments about…


Why Has the Democratic Party Repeatedly Failed Minorities?

This article was originally published in Visible Magazine (June 20, 2019).   As the nation gears up for the upcoming Democratic candidate debate, one thing that almost certainly won’t be on the agenda is the party’s treatment of its loyal Muslim members, like me. Like many in my community, I have been fiercely loyal to the Democratic…

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Meet the First Muslim to Lead a Presidential Campaign

At the start of this week, Bernie Sanders announced that he is running for the office of the President of the United States for a second time. Along with that announcement, Bernie also announced that his 2020 campaign manager is going to be Faiz Shakir, a progressive, Muslim advocate, and National Political Director of the…