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October 31, 2016
A Historic First: American Muslim Elected to Texas Democratic Committee
The 2016 Texas Democratic State Convention held in June saw a historic achievement when AJ Durrani was elected as the first Muslim and Asian American to represent Texas as a super delegate at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
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October 31, 2016
America's Problem Isn't Guns. It's Gun Culture.
The US is only one of three countries that has explicit gun ownership rights stated in the constitution. Since the time of the Revolutionary War to the iconic cowboys in the west and the romanticizing of war in the 50's, guns have made US citizens feel safe and helped build an identity that is uniquely our own.
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October 31, 2016
Muslim Millennials and the 2016 Election
As a millennial, I hear many criticisms directed at my entire generation, whether one was born in 1980 or 2000 (which is a commonly accepted time frame of when millennials were born). We fall into the same pool of people that headlines will call “spoiled” “lazy” or “unskilled.”
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October 31, 2016
Latino Muslims - Mustinos - Stand Up!
The Pew Research Center writes that there are currently about 3.3 million Muslims in the United States. In Miami Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach alone there are roughly 100,000 Muslims, and approximately 3,000 of the Ummah are my Latino brothers and sisters. We are a growing demographic...
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