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Beyond The Pale

America’s Arab and South Asian activists are redefining whiteness BY Zahir Janmohamed In 1996, Stephen Holmes wrote a piece in The New York Times on the rising influence of Arab Americans in that year’s U.S. presidential elections. Reporting from Dearborn, Michigan, home to America’s largest Arab American community, Holmes revealed how Republican and Democratic leaders

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And Still They Rise: One Selfie at a Time

BY Arfa Shahid Black Muslim women are fighting for recognition, one selfie at a time. The hashtag #BombBlackHijabis and #BombBlackMuslimahs has been making its round on social media this week, celebrating black hijabis – Muslim women who wear the religious headscarf – and commenting on the lack of representation of black Muslims. The social media

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