Tag: 2016

17 Muslim American Women Who Made America Great In 2016

But they didn’t remain silent. If anything, Muslim women lead the charge in advocating for the rights of minority groups and taking America to task for its ongoing failure to uphold its founding values of “life, liberty and justice for all.”

Below are 17 of the Muslim American women who made 2016 a kinder, more just and beautiful year. We salute these women and the thousands of others who make this country great….more: HUFFINGTONPOST.COM

2016 Honorees: 2016 Top Women of Law


Tahirah Amatul-Wadud, Law Office of Tahirah Amatul-Wadud

Adrienne M. Baker, Dechert LLP

Janis M. Berry, Rubin and Rudman LLP

Mary Sarah Bilder, Boston College Law School

Deborah S. Birnbach, Goodwin Procter LLP... more: masslawyersw

The New York Times™: Behind 2016’s Turmoil, a Crisis of White Identity

Image result for Behind 2016’s Turmoil, a Crisis of White Identity“It’s fundamentally about ‘who are we?’” said Eric Kaufmann, a professor of politics at Birkbeck College, University of London. “What does it mean to be part of this nation? Is it not ‘our’ nation anymore, ‘our’ meaning the ethnic majority?
“These kinds of questions are really front and center, even though they’re not necessarily verbalized.” more: nytimes

Survey reveals what Americans fear the most


As the presidential election campaign drags on, it may come as no surprise that corrupt government officials are one of the greatest fears many Americans have, according to a new study. People are scared of a lot of things, ranging from terror attacks to identity theft and deaths within the family, according to the third annual Chapman University Survey of American Fears. …more: usatoday.com….more: blogs.chapman.

Hijab Challenge: What’s It Like To Be A Muslim in the US In 2016?

“Maybe they feel a little more in tune to our issues and the things that we’re having to deal with, especially with a lot of the terrorism that has been happening this year,” Thalia Arenas, public relations officer for the Muslim Student Association told ABC30 in Fresno. “That has spread a lot of discrimination and harassment to our communities.”…..more:IBTIMES.COM