police brutality

Why Alton Sterling and Black Lives Matter to me

As long as police brutality, systemic oppression of black people in this country, and racism occur, no person, Muslim or non-Muslim in this country should stand silent. #BlackLivesMatter should be a concern for every living person. Black people have contributed to the civil rights and benefit of our society for…

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On Tamir Rice

One particular memory has been swimming in my head since the murder of Tamir Rice, on November 23, 2014. I remember back when I was 12 I was giving my parents the most vivid form of hell I could give them, in an effort to get an airsoft gun. At…

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Your Garner Grand Jury Decision and #GlobalShutdown primer

The #GlobalShutdown continues today, from NYC to Berkeley and Tokyo to Melbourne, people are protesting the grand jury decision to not indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo for his responsibility in the death of Eric Garner. Protesters have successfully rallied and blocked major roadways, tunnels, and city centers since Wednesday night….

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