“Walk a Mile in Her Hijab”

High Schoolers in Illinois experienced what it is like for their Mulsim peers who wear hijab.

 

Video: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20151210/news/151219957/#autoplay

http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20151210/news/151219957/

http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20151216/news/151219092/

  • An article about the responses to the article and event.

 

 

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Germany Adds Lessons in Islam to Better Blend Its Melting Pot By ALISON SMALE/NYTimes

Germany’s changing demographics due to immigration, especially of Muslim Turks, present problems and opportunities. This article examines the addition of lessons in Islam in the public education system in response to those changes.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/07/world/europe/germany-adds-lessons-in-islam-to-better-blend-its-melting-pot.html?_r=0

What Part of Sacred Don’t You Understand? Laurel Morales/NPR

What is sacred? How do we communicate and do we communicate with outsiders about the sacred? This conflict between Indians, specifically in this example, Hopi beliefs with the US and foreign (French) justice systems.

“The Paris auction of 27 sacred American-Indian items earlier this month marks just the latest in a series of conflicts between what tribes consider sacred and what western cultures think is fair game in the marketplace.”

http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2013/12/19/255544805/what-part-of-sacred-don-t-you-understand