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Facebook Unfriends White Nationalism, but Is This Enough?

Facebook Unfriends White Nationalism, but Is This Enough?

Towards the end of last month, Facebook announced its new policy on banning white nationalism and separatism, a policy that will also apply to Instagram. After a long time of conversations and arguments from experts and civil rights advocates, and following the multitude of hate-derived […]

MuslimARC Releases Guide for White Muslims By White Muslims

MuslimARC Releases Guide for White Muslims By White Muslims

By Bill Chambers “As people who are both white and Muslim, we straddle two identities -one privileged in society and the other, not. We experience Islamophobia to varying degrees, sometimes more overtly depending on how we physically present, and at the same time we have […]

Sudan’s Revolution: Here’s Why the Fight Isn’t Over

Sudan’s Revolution: Here’s Why the Fight Isn’t Over

On December 19, 2018, demonstrations broke out all over Sudan. Initially, people were protesting the rising price of bread, an essential food item to many Sudanese, and astronomical increases in living costs. Living under al-Bashir’s rule for nearly three decades, the Sudanese people have been […]

POEM: Our Revolution

POEM: Our Revolution

In our revolution, We spill our blood Without any guarantee of an actual solution We are tired and stunned; Is this the life our Lord has given us? We shed our tears in vain, it seems There is nothing left to discuss, When blood is […]

#IStandWithIlhan: What the Latest Attacks Against Ilhan Omar Tell us About Anti-Blackness

#IStandWithIlhan: What the Latest Attacks Against Ilhan Omar Tell us About Anti-Blackness

Yesterday, Trump tweeted out an edited video of Rep. Ilhan Omar’s comments about 9/11. From Omar’s entire speech, he picked out four decontextualized words—“some people did something”—which he used to further fuel his Islamophobic propaganda and racist agenda. It seems to me that many white, […]

These Arrests Are a Subliminal Message for Palestinian Women

These Arrests Are a Subliminal Message for Palestinian Women

Fresh off of Women’s History Month and Muslim Women’s Day, stumbling across an article titled, “In Women’s Month, Suffering Of Palestinian Female Prisoners Increases,” stopped me cold in my tracks. As I am half Palestinian, this particular problem that continues to arise is very upsetting to […]

Read My Lips:  Ugly Doesn’t Exist

Read My Lips: Ugly Doesn’t Exist

It’s so hard to believe that our imperfections are in fact normal and common. It’s hard to accept that the “flaws” aren’t real, and that ugly doesn’t exist. Society, media, and beauty industries have influenced us all our lives. We have grown to give into […]

Dear Sudan, We Stand With You

Dear Sudan, We Stand With You

Dear Sudan, The past few months, the world watched you roar with fire and fury.We know the road has been tough for you as you’ve been suffering at the hands of oppressive governments for quite some time. Pseudo leaders charged in and took your land, […]

BREAKING: President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan Overthrown

BREAKING: President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan Overthrown

After months of anti-regime protests in Sudan, President Omar al-Bashir,75, has been overthrown in a military coup since early this morning after 30 years of rule. Sudan’s Minister of Defense, Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf, has confirmed that a two-year military council will oversee a transition […]

For My Friend Who “Isn’t Into Politics”

For My Friend Who “Isn’t Into Politics”

We’ve all been in that situation where, amidst a discussion about world issues, someone has said to us, “Oh, I’m not into politics.” What I’ve never understood is how someone can simply not be “into” politics. No one is asking you to like politics, because […]