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Nabra Hassanen and the Lost Innocence of Ramadan IHOP Nights

After the attack that took a girl’s life, will the joyful, all-American tradition Muslim teenagers love ever feel the same?

Published: June 24, 2017 at 05:30AM… 71 more words

NYT

A Night of Terror, a Year of Racism

After the Pulse nightclub shooting, there was an outpouring of support for L.G.B.T. and Latino communities. But Muslim-Americans became even more vilified.

Published: June 12, 2017 at 05:30AM… 70 more words

NYT

Halal investment tool for Muslims lands a $5 million seed round

For religious Muslims looking to get started with investing, the options are limited. Average Muslim investors can’t afford the kind of nuanced advice that a high end financial advisor can provide, but they can’t just throw money at a random fund that might not be Sharia-compliant either. 573 more words

TC

A Letter for My Little Brother (And Other Arab and Muslim Boys Around the World)

My beloved little brother, my habibi, 

I love you so much.

But I can’t protect you from what’s to come, not any more than Baba or Mama or Layan or Razan could. 779 more words

Storytelling

Teen Targeted In Portland Hate Attacks Thanks Men For Saving Her Life

Without them, we probably would be dead right now,” Destinee Mangum said.

 A hate crime in Portland, Oregon made national news when a man harassing two teenage girls resulted in two men dying. 135 more words

National

Lena Khalaf Tuffaha: Dhayaa’

In my language
the word for loss is a wide-open cry,
a gaping endless possibility.
In English loss sounds to me like one shuddering blow to the heart, all sorrow and absence hemmed in, 60 more words

Poetry

Teen Gets Into Stanford By Writing #BlackLivesMatter On His Application 100 Times

When high school senior Ziad Ahmed replied to the question on his Stanford application, “What matters to you, and why?” he wrote #BlackLivesMatter.

One hundred times. 304 more words

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