American football has a new legion of fans… and they’re all Chinese.
“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?”
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.
Lindblad Expeditions offers passengers the traditional fun cruise experience, combined with a deeper immersion into a region’s history, social and political issues, and cultural experiences. Guest performers and intellectuals offer unusual info and cultural insights.