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politics
politics

Border Control Enthusiast Banned From Crossing UK Border

Lauren Southern is an alt-right blogger who's advocated for strict border controls and attempted to blockade humanitarian ships rescuing migrants. The UK Home Office confirmed she has been denied entry.
Broadly Staff
3.12.18
Power to the Polls
Power to the Polls

The Former Obama Staffer Fighting to Be the First Muslim Woman in Congress

Fayrouz Saad, the daughter of Lebanese immigrants, sees herself as the "product of the American Dream." If elected, she wants to keep that dream alive for others.
Leila Ettachfini
1.19.18
You Know Who Rules?
You Know Who Rules?

Lawyer Who Fought for Detainees After the Muslim Ban on How to Fight for Justice

Camille Mackler was one of the first lawyers on the ground at JFK airport to help those detained in the hours after Trump first announced his travel ban.
Linda Yang
12.7.17
Trump
Trump

Muslim Women Share How Their Lives Have Changed Under Trump

“You want to talk about me and the way I dress oppressing women? I'm the one that's out there facing white supremacists."
Leila Ettachfini
11.8.17
Islamophobia
Islamophobia

Woman Says She Was Fined a 'Cleaning Fee' for Swimming in Burkini

The owner of a pool at a private residence in Southern France reportedly charged a woman 490 euros as a cleaning fee for wearing her burkini in the pool.
Kimberly Lawson
8.4.17
Islamophobia
Islamophobia

Two Hijabi Girls on How the Headscarf Ban Is Disrupting Their Lives

Since 2004, Muslim girls in France have been prohibited from wearing their headscarves to school. We spoke to two hijabi French girls about how this affects their lives both inside and outside the classroom.
Leila Ettachfini
6.29.17
documentary
documentary

The Ongoing Trauma of the Muslim Students an Undercover Cop Spied on For 4 Years

A new documentary, "Watched," examines the story of an undercover NYPD officer who spent four years infiltrating a group of Muslim college students—and the harrowing psychological effects on two young Muslim women who had to live under such invasive...
Aviva Stahl and Jeanne Theoharis
4.21.17
Canada
Canada

I Went to a Pro-Islamophobia Rally Hosted by Canada's Breitbart in My Hijab

What struck me the most about the group of people assembled—who have adopted words like "snowflake" to point out how liberals and left-leaning people can't handle criticism or any sort of challenge—was their victim complex.
Sarah Hagi
2.17.17
activism
activism

Meet the Bronx Teen Organizing the Mass Student Walkout in NYC

Though still in high school, Hebh Jamal has spent the last two years actively fighting Islamophobia. In the week since Donald Trump signed an executive order banning people from seven majority Muslim countries, Jamal has put her effort into organizing...
Leila Ettachfini
2.6.17
saddest calendar on the internet
saddest calendar on the internet

Report: Trump Uninterested in Fighting Extremism Unless It's 'Islamic Extremism'

Trump is reportedly focusing the Department of Homeland Security's counter-extremism program solely on Islam—despite the fact that violent white supremacists, who were emboldened by his win, pose a demonstrably greater threat to the American people.
Amanda Arnold
2.2.17
Trump
Trump

Muslim Americans Plan to Fight Back Against Proposed Registry

Last year, Trump announced his plans to register all American Muslims onto a database. For many Muslims, being a surveillance target is nothing new.
Sarah Hagi
11.22.16
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Hate Crimes Have Surged in the Week Since Trump’s Win, New Report Says

According to figures released by the Southern Poverty Law Center, there have been hundreds of election-related hate crimes in the past few days across the U.S.—the majority of which are anti-black, anti-immigrant, and anti-Muslim.
Kimberly Lawson
11.15.16