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Rep. Ilhan Omar Attended Pride and Muslim Twitter Went Nuts

So, at the start of the week, this happened: #HappyPride! I had a fantastic time dancing, hugging, and celebrating #TCPride with everyone this weekend! ❤️🧡💛💚💙 #Pride pic.twitter.com/wmdq4FVwRF — Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) June 24, 2019 Rep. Ilhan Omar took time out of her busy schedule of breaking glass ceilings to attend Pride in her home state…

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Prophet Mohammad Would Have Seriously Hated Men’s Rights Activists

It’s the late 1920s — women are well-serving housewives, and men are powerhouse executives sacrificing their time and energy for the betterment of humankind. Oh heavens, thank God for their selflessness. That is exactly how Men’s Rights Activists (MRAs) envision our world. In a series of tightly-secured events and private parties, the voices for mens’…

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Over 40 Dead In Trump-Inspired Christchurch Mosques Shooting

This morning, we woke up to saddening news of multiple mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand. Police have confirmed that there are”multiple fatalities,” as a number of gunmen opened fire as a congregation was in the middle of Friday prayers. As of the latest reports, 30 were killed at Al Noor mosque, with 10 fatalities…

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[POEM] A Prayer From a Father for Asifa Bano

Editor’s note: We are a few months short of the anniversary of the horrific gang-rape and murder of Asifa Bano, an innocent child whose only crime was being a Muslim in a Hindu-dominated region of Indian-Administered Kashmir. May we never forget those innocents who pay the ultimate price for their religious convictions. Rest in Peace,…

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Do These Look Like the Faces of Criminals to You?

Over the past week, increasingly fallacious rhetoric about the Honduran migrant caravan, currently making it’ way towards the U.S.-Mexico border, has been uttered from the realms of the White House. This rhetoric has been designed to blow the facts way out of proportion, in order to paint a picture depicting an army of criminals making…

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Nationalism, Hatred, and Anti-Muslim Violence in Canada

Before beating Muhammed Abu Marzouk in a Mississauga parking lot so severely he needed brain surgery, Janis and Adem Corhamzic shouted to him and his family: “Fucking Arab people! Terrorists!” It has been reported that the men delivered a series of blows to Muhammed while his wife pleaded with them to stop and while his…

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#NotMyAmerica: How the Arizona Rally Has Backfired

My social media feed erupted last night with news of the anti-Islam Phoenix mosque rally. Pictures of gun-toting white men, angry supremacists, and hate-filled bloggers encouraging them behind the scenes combined in a depressing cacophony of pointed fingers and misplaced rage. And what’s worse is the frightening media coverage that always seems to have the…