Suzanne Barakat speaks at TEDWomen 2016 - It's About Time, October 26-28, 2016, Yerba Buena Centre for the Arts, San Francisco, California. Photo: Marla Aufmuth / TED

Islamophobia Killed My Brother

Listen as┬áSuzanne Barakat tells a story that hits close to home for many of us. Experiencing Islamophobia in modern day America is not something alien to most Muslims, however it is very rarely spoken about with such raw emotion on public platforms. The uneven keel placed upon Muslim criminals and those that are readily labelled…


Chapel Hill and Violence Against the Veil

Inna lil lahi wa ilayhi rajioon.┬áTo God we belong, and to Him we shall return. Yesterday, the lives of three young Muslim college students were brutally ended by a lone gunman. They were husband and wife, Deah Barakat, 23, and Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, 21, and Yusor’s sister, Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19. Their deaths are an…