Isamar

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Isamar graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a degree in Psychology and English. Her professional goals are to go to graduate school and work in different countries.

What’s in a name: Challenging the word “Islamist”

The word “Islamist” is used constantly when reporting news about Muslims all over the world; usually in contexts that demonize Islam and Muslims. Reporters misleadingly use the term out of accurate context and use it to describe anyone from political parties to faith-based civil rights organizations to average American citizens. Rather than becoming more informed of what's happening in...

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