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What does it really mean to be a terrorist in America?

December 13, 2016 by

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It isn’t breakthrough news to hear that the United States will once again have the most mass shootings occur in the world. 2016 alone has already had 660 deaths and 1,704 injuries to date, according to the mass shooting tracker. 2016 is now also recognized for having the deadliest mass shooting in U.S history with […]

Muslim Teenager Proposes the Idea of a New Hijab Emoji

December 12, 2016 by

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Emoji Protoype from Worldreligionnews.com In the Muslim community, women often express themselves by wearing a hijab or headdress in public to represent their religion. The hijab is also worn to represent other religions such as Judaism or Christianity, and has been a symbol to women for centuries all over the globe. In recent years, a […]

France and the Burkini Issue

December 12, 2016 by

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Recently, France experienced many attacks from a group called the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Many people have been killed in these attacks that have created disorder in the country. The action that ISIS did in France and around the world made the image of the Islamic religion appear violent, not peaceful, and […]

Fear of the Mosque- When Will It End?

December 12, 2016 by

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Over the recent months anti-Muslim acts have been on the rise in the United States and elsewhere in the world. Countless mosque/Islamic Center vandalisms, attacks, and beatings on mosque goers have occurred throughout the Fall of 2016. Different accounts of these occurrences are shared with the world via the internet, television, and newspapers; each with their […]

Arabs & Muslims in the world of air travel

December 10, 2016 by

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I decided to create a website for my project. This project that I am presenting is a critique of the media in regards to ordinary citizens being kicked off of planes, in the United States and abroad.  In many of these cases, the victims are thought to be of Muslim affiliation.  This is not always […]

Why People Should Avoid Using the Phrase ‘Radical Islam’

December 9, 2016 by

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          ‘Radical Islam’ is a phrase commonly debated about since 9/11. What does it mean? What is it? Who are we talking about when we say the phrase? Can we use the phrase? Should we use the phrase? My articles helped answer these questions. Many of my sources suggest that people […]

The Burkini Ban, and the Lexicon of Modern Journalists

December 8, 2016 by

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What is wrong with the burkini? What even is the burkini? In the post-9/11 world that exists today, there are often misconceptions about Islam, and in this case the way that Muslims dress. Despite these fallacies, recent incidents of terrorist acts, which have been committed by self-identifying Muslims, have fueled harsh anti-Islamic sentiment in some […]