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So, Should A Muslim Ever Be President?

This was the question posed to GOP Presidential candidate and one-time neurosurgeon, Ben Carson recently on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

Mr. Carson, at least initially, responded with an emphatic  “NO.” 1,070 more words

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The American Girl

When I retired from teaching last year, it was time. I hadn’t lost my love for young people, or for teaching, but I couldn’t think of a better graduating class for my goodbyes than the Arroyo Grande High Class of 2015. 917 more words

American History

"Behind Trump, The GOP Really Is Becoming The Racist Party": It's Time For The GOP Leaders To Make It Clear Where They Stand

Let me offer some friendly advice to the Republican Party that I learned firsthand as a Muslim American: You don’t want to be defined by your most extreme members. 883 more words


Zeitoun by Dave Eggers

I don’t usually read non-fiction, and when I do I often find I don’t finish the book, even if I’m interested in the subject. It wasn’t the case with Zeitoun and I raced through this in three days. 380 more words


Walk for peace in southeast DC

After a weekend in which we witnessed six shootings in a 24-hour period in Washington DC will call together by the city Council woman to have a walk for peace… 23 more words