Sabah Adil

Sabah Adil
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Sabah is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Biology at DePaul University. After completing her degree, she plans to attend medical school and do volunteer work in her field.

Chicago Sun-Times Disables Reader Comments For Now

Chicago Sun-Times recently announced that it has temporarily gotten rid of comments on their articles until it figures out how to deal with negativity, hatred, and racism.  Sun-Times managing editor Craig Newman said more about this move. “The world of Internet commenting offers a marvelous opportunity for discussion and the exchange of ideas. But as anyone who has ever ventured into...

Colorado soccer team don headscarves in solidarity with Muslim teammate

On March 12, 2014, soccer player Samah Aidah was prohibited from wearing a headscarf during a school game. Samah, a young Muslim girl at Overland High School in Colorado, was asked by the referees to sit out because wearing the hijab in a game would have been "dangerous." In response, the entire varsity soccer team, also known as Trailblazers, donned headscarves...

MuslimARC Launches Twitter Campaigns Against Racism

For Black History Month, the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative, @MuslimARC launched the hashtags, #BeingBlackAndMuslim and #DropTheAWord to encourage Twitter users to shed light on the difficulties, as well as the beauty, of being black and Muslim. Black History Month Founder Carter G. Woodson wanted the world to learn, appreciate and celebrate the sociopolitical achievements of black men and women throughout history....

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