Did you see Hicks again after that? The next time we interacted with Hicks was in October. Farris [Barakat’s brother] came
That Time a Famous Stranger Publicly Accused Me of Being a Terrorist -- and When My Mom Feared for My Life
It's not every day a complete stranger publicly calls you a terrorist. A terrorist propagandist, to be precise. Nor is it every day that the stranger happens to actually be someone famous--or infamous depending on who you ask.
The tragic shooting of three young university students at UNC Chapel Hill yesterday could have been adopted by the media as yet another indictment of the rampant gun culture in the United States.
Obama called the killings "brutal and outrageous." See his full statement below: Police said the murders may have been prompted
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“Our investigators are exploring what could have motivated Mr. Hicks to commit such a senseless and tragic act," Chapel Hill
The killings come at a time when Muslims in the United State have been the focus of efforts to stop mosque construction, enact targeted anti-Sharia state laws (which are already redundant under the First Amendment), and negatively stereotype Muslims in social discourse.
The anti-Muslim sentiment in the United States isn't just rising, it's really high. An unwillingness and indifference on the part of individuals and institutions to put it in check is a large part of the problem.
“Please do not use Muslim Lives Matters as a hashtag," Walid wrote on Facebook. "We need to be sensitive & not alienate Christian
Khalid Latif, a Muslim chaplain at New York University, told The Huffington Post that a few NYU students knew the victims
"This incident had nothing to do with religion or victims' faith but instead had to do with the longstanding parking disputes
Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, age 19. H/T BuzzFeed Each of the victims, Deah Barakat, his wife Yusor Mohammad, and her sister
On Jan. 20 of this year, the page was updated with a photo of what the caption calls a "loaded 38 revolver." On June 18, 2012
"It was execution style, a bullet in every head," he told the News Observer. "This was not a dispute over a parking space