“Please do this instead: Do not wear a headscarf in “solidarity” with the ideology that most silences us, equating our bodies with “honor.” Stand with us instead with moral courage against the ideology of Islamism that demands we cover our hair.” Asra Q. Nomani and Hala Arafa
“I thought I’d step in and give white people what they’ve been giving to me these past 28 years: racism, tucked right beneath the surface.”
“The mismatch argument is flawed because it assumes under-prepared black students will opt to fail instead of push to succeed. Ultimately, I wonder what proponents are actually trying to protect: a system that includes black students who are like I was, or a status quo that keeps them out?”
“Most Whites don’t want to be racist and this is a great thing, however, most Whites have trouble accepting that they do racist things, which prevents them from doing anything about them.”
“Why Do Millennials Not Understand Racism?
They think if we ignore skin color, racism will somehow disappear.”
But mention his Web-born persona, Abu Muteb, and chances are good that you will get a knowing nod or a wry smile for the baby-faced American military brat. He slings Saudiaccented Arabic, wears traditional Arabian robes, mixes comedy and commentary, and may be one of the Arab world’s most improbable celebrities.”
High Schoolers in Illinois experienced what it is like for their Mulsim peers who wear hijab.
- An article about the responses to the article and event.
Ana Menéndez writes about teaching creative writing in contexts where many of the students are multilingual, and the language of instruction is often not their first language. How is language linked to identity and culture?