Nusrat Waris

Nusrat Waris
Nusrat Waris is an Information and Decision Sciences major at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is interested in feminism, Islam, human rights and where these three realms intersect. She hopes to work for a non-profit organization to combat injustices within the American system while also developing her personal faith.

Trump Rhetoric Radicalizes Terrorist Attacker of Quebec City Mosque

On Sunday January 29th, six men who were standing in prayer were shot in the back:Mamadou Tanou Barry, 42 Abdelkrim Hassane, 41 Khaled Belkacemi, 60 Aboubaker Thabti, 44 Azzeddine Soufiane, 57 Ibrahima Barry, 39Nineteen others were injured. This horrific attack happened at Quebec City Mosque, where worshippers had congregated to pray the night prayer, Isha. Around 8 P.M. Alexandre Bissonnette, 27-year-old gunman, entered the mosque and open fired....

Melania Trump – The Woman Behind the Sexist Image

With the election of Donald Trump, the focus has been on Trump’s competency as President as well his controversial transition into office. The people of this country are still trying to decipher if the racist, misogynistic Trump that America experienced during the campaign is the same Trump that will become the President of the United States on January 20th....

ISIS Sex Slavery Violates Every Tenet of Islam

“I basically jumped on his feet, and I told him, I begged him, ‘Free me from this huge person, take me for yourself and I will do whatever you want.’ Then he took me for himself. That night, he beat me up, forced me to undress, and put me in a room with six militants. They continued to commit...




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