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Weekly roundup of altM news: May 30

With all the stories on the Internet it can be difficult to always stay in the know. To help, we’ve searched the web for interesting pieces of news, videos and tips to help you start off your week on the right foot. 1. Burka-wearing superhero cartoon to hit London’s screens By…

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#ChapelHill: What do we say to our children?

Last week’s Chapel Hill murders have shaken Muslim families across the nation. Craig Stephen Hicks, a 46-year-old white anti-theist, took away the lives of three young, charitable, and intelligent American-Muslims: Razan Abu-Salha (19), Yusor Abu-Salha (21), and Deah Barakat (23). The Problem: Kids and Islamophobia With Islamophobic rhetoric and hate…

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A Black Muslim on #MuslimLivesMatter

Last Tuesday, three Arab-American Muslim students, two of them newlyweds, were murdered execution style in their own Chapel Hill, NC apartment. The murders, and subsequent lack of media coverage, sparked widespread outrage among the Muslim community, which expressed its sentiments heavily through social media. What followed was an emotional response,…

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