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Life Without Basketball: A Young Muslim Woman’s Journey From Athlete to Advocate
“Am I anybody without basketball? Am I still myself?”
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Aziz Ansari Hits the Mark in SNL Monologue
Aziz Ansari said something interesting on Saturday Night Live , and I laughed, because he’s freaking hilarious. And because, boy, do we need some satire right now. Maybe you’ve heard? There's a little bit of political unrest happening. And yes, Mr. Ansari made me laugh.
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Confessions of a Bigot
On the final approach to New York’s La Guardia airport at 8:40 a.m. we flew over the World Trade Center. I was marveling at its beauty and the New York City skyline. Eight minutes later, the world was tragically changed.
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Hang Together or we Shall All Hang Separately
We find that religion in general is under increased attack by the media, but mainstream religion still enjoys a certain level of protection not extended to others.
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Leave “Islamic” Out of It
I have friends, associates and employees of Muslim faith. Not a single one has ever demonstrated signs of wanting “Jihad.” Especially here in the good old US of A. They just want what most of us want: the right to live and worship as they see fit without being attacked or ridiculed for their faith.
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Nike Starts Catering For Muslims
Nike’s decision to launch a lightweight hijab for athletes, accompanied by the tagline “Sports is for everyone,” may seem a godsend or pure provocation, depending on which side of the fence one sits.
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Ramadan: 30 Days to Make Room for the Soul
By making room for the needs of the spirit, the 30 days of Ramadan help us realize and remember that we are all children of God.
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Religious Group “Charged” with Offering Donuts at Meeting
American Humanist Association slights Muslims and Scientologists, likening them to The Satanic Temple and asking parents to imagine a world in which these religious groups dared offer food at a gathering.
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Terrorists are Insane, Not Religious
I think of myself as very fortunate.
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The EU Court’s Decision—What Equality?
When I read about the European Court’s decision to uphold the firing of a Muslim woman for wearing a headscarf, what came to mind was a quote from the French writer Anatole France: “In its majestic equality, the law forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, beg in the streets and steal loaves of bread.”