I had been planning on writing yet another article decrying the afflictive double standard and dog whistle politics of the term “terrorism.” Saturday, thousands
In a few weeks, I turn 20. People keep telling me how young I am— how my life is just beginning. But today I
I just graduated, but as I’ve been reflecting on how it has shaped me, I realized my most important lessons came outside the classroom.
Since at least February, I’ve been making cavalier jokes about how our Supreme Leader Donald Trump may spell the end of American democracy as
I distinctly remember as a child once telling my mother I was divided into “half Muslim and half American,” as if there was no
For me, 2017 has been marred with the knowledge that it ushers in the era of Trump. The incoming administration has promised to push
Dear White liberals: I’ve heard that this 2016 election really hit you hard. That it was a “wake-up call.” You’ve told me “I never
I’ll admit, most terrorism/spy/war/national defense movies of the past decade anger me for a dozen or so different reasons, not the least of which
The criminal justice system is, by the admission of many liberal politicians, in desperate need of change. Prisons are overcrowded as a result of
When Khizr and Ghazala Khan took the DNC by storm, calling out Donald Trump’s imbecilic Islamophobic comments, the Donald struck back… with more imbecility.
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