Category: Community News

Hyundai CEO Mong Hyun Yoon Began Fasting in Ramadan Because Seeing the Workers Fast “left me in awe.”

 A touching letter sent out in which Yoon addressed those fasting during Ramadan said that he began fasting to be able to sympathize with Hyundai workers. But this isn’t a first for Yoon. He mentions that he also fasted the previous year to the surprise of the readers. “As of last year, to be one with the HAOS family in their thoughts and understand them, I decided to take fasting as a habit,” the CEO said in his letter….MORE: IKNOWBRO.COM

UW professors hold after-sunset finals for Muslims fasting during Ramadan

Students take their final for Introduction to Physiology at the University of Washington. Professor Bryan White held after-hour final exams for Muslim students observing Ramadan. (Bryan White/UW)Two other professors at the UW heard about White’s gesture and decided to do the same. One of them, Rania Hussein, is also Muslim.

White says that besides the food and the timing, students who feel they belong do better on tests.

“I’ll have my students chant, ‘I am meant to be in this Intro to Physiology,’” White said. “I know that’s corny, but … I want them to think, ‘this class really cares about each other.’seattletimes

“The Only Good Muslim Is a Dead Muslim”

A meatpacking town in Kansas opened its doors to Somali refugees. Then a group of Trump supporters plotted to kill them after Election Day.
On October 11, 2016, less than a month before Election Day, police in Liberal, Kansas, sat in their cruisers outside G&G Home Center, waiting for Curtis Allen to emerge. The mobile home dealership where Allen worked was nothing more than a prefab trailer hauled onto a patch of scrub grass along a remote stretch of Highway 83 on the outskirts of town. .more: newrepublic.com

Substitute teacher fired after allegedly ripping girl’s hijab off

Image result for Substitute teacher fired after allegedly ripping girl’s hijab offA substitute teacher at a Bronx elementary school was fired after ripping the hijab off an 8-year-old girl’s head because she refused to get out of his chair, cops said.

Oghenetega Edah, 31, demanded that the girl at the Bennington School on Adee Avenue take off her religious scarf around 1 p.m. last Tuesday, cops said.MORE: nypost.com