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Discrimination: When and Where Will It End?

By: Fatima Javed In a country as large as the United States, there are always people around of different ages, backgrounds, and religions even in the workplace. Sometimes it’s less obvious as to what a person’s religion is, but other times it’s as clear as day. The most obvious is seeing a Muslim women wearing a hijab (head-covering)  or abayah …

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From racism to random act of kindness

By  Hebatallah Azmy (Pennsylvania, USA) On World Hijab Day, I was reminded of July 20th, 2001 … the hot summer day when my 18-year old self proudly decided to wear the beloved hijab! My decision was based more on instinct and a sense of religious obligation on my part. I felt the need to protect myself from all the catcalls, …

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