Africa’s Letter to her Black Son Going to America

By Nigerian author Amara Chidinma Ezediniru As Africa mourns George Floyd like the rest of the world, Nigerian author Amara Chidinma Ezediniru shares with the world a piece of creative … Read More

The legacy of America’s mom-in-chief Michelle Obama

BY SOUMANOU SALIFOU “I love our daughters more than anything in the world, more than life itself. And while that may not be the first thing that some folks want …

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How Muslim Americans are fighting Islamophobia and securing their civil rights

BY EMILY CURY The past year has been a difficult one for American Muslims. According to a July 2017 Pew survey, 48 percent of Muslims report experiencing at least one incident … Read More

The politics of fear: How it manipulates us to tribalism

BY ARASH JAVANBAKHT People have always used fear for intimidation of the subordinates or enemies, and shepherding the tribe by the leaders. Recently, it appears that Pres. Trump has used … Read More

New congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib stand up to Trump and his cronies

BY LAURA DANIELS They promised it to their constituencies during the 2018 mid-term campaign, and they are now delivering: Congresswoman Ilhan Omar who represents Minnesota’s 5th district, and her colleague … Read More

Virginia politics: The uneasy marriage of new liberalism and historic racism

BY JULIAN MAXWELL HAYTER Virginia is home to America’s original contradiction – the peculiar juxtaposition of slavery and freedom. The recent “blue-ing” of Virginia has obscured a sobering political reality: Racial … Read More

Somalian-born U.S. legislator-to-be Ilhan Omar confronts an islamophobe

BY LOU SIFA In reference to the next Congress which will comprise two Muslim women, one of whom wears a hijab, American conservative pastor and radio show host E.W. Jackson … Read More