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How The Detainment of Muhammed Ali Jr. Can Negativity Affect Mental Health of Muslim and Immigrant Children

How The Detainment of Muhammed Ali Jr. Can Negativity Affect Mental Health of Muslim and Immigrant Children

“Where did you get your name from?” “Are you Muslim?” Were the first of many questions Muhammad Ali Jr. was asked by immigration officials during his arrival at a Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood Airport February 7, 2017. Muhammad Ali Jr. is the son of the boxing legend Muhammad Ali. Muhammad Ali Jr. is also American, born […]

Vandalism in Historic Jewish Cemetery

Vandalism in Historic Jewish Cemetery

An unfathomable act took place over the weekend at Chesed Shel Emeth Jewish Cemetery in University City, a historic Jewish cemetery where 200 headstones were vandalized and destroyed. What benefit can one achieve from destroying headstones of people who have been laid to rest in peace? What mindset did these individuals have to engage in […]

What do American Children Need to Know About the Immigration Wall and the Muslim Ban?

What do American Children Need to Know About the Immigration Wall and the Muslim Ban?

The world is changing very quickly, and as it seems hard for us to wrap our heads around issues that directly affect us, it is important to take a second and look at how these issues will impact our children and their peers. With so much news and entertainment around the issue of new executive […]

Reflecting on the “Muslim Ban”

Reflecting on the “Muslim Ban”

On January 27th, an executive order was signed by President Donald Trump to stop the entry of immigrants from seven Middle Eastern, predominately Muslim countries. These countries include Yemen, Somalia, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, and Sudan. Although this ban has been one of the highlights of President Trump’s campaign promises, not many people were ready […]

BACKLASH AT THE MULTICULTURAL BILLBOARD FOR AUSTRALIA DAY 2017

BACKLASH AT THE MULTICULTURAL BILLBOARD FOR AUSTRALIA DAY 2017

Discrimination and hatred for multiculturalism is becoming very apparent in the once tolerant and diverse countries. In recent news, Australia Day 2017 put up a billboard that showed the people of Australia and included two little girls wearing hijab to show diversity. Saying that some people (far right groups and anti-Islam United Patriots front) were […]