xenophobia

First Somali-American legislator says a cab driver threatened to remove her hijab

Ilhan Omar says she was verbally assaulted by a D.C. cab driver who threatened her to remove her hijab. Welcome to another day in Trump’s America.

Bené Viera | December 8, 2016 - 2:58 pm

Muslim-American Olympic Fencer Asked To Remove Her Hijab At SXSW Registration

Muslim-American Ibtihaj Muhammed is set to become the first U.S. Olympian to wear a hijab while competing this summer in Rio, Brazil. And as she was stepping up to get…

Katrin Higher | March 13, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Schools Shut Down In Bible Belt Due To Lesson On Isam

A simple high school lesson at Riverheads High School in Augusta County, Virginia became the source of shrieking uproar for all of the schools in its district. Angry parents sending…

Katrin Higher | December 19, 2015 - 1:00 pm

We Can’t Believe This Viral “Pissed Off Rednecks” Song Even Exists

As I am generally quite sheltered from what my esteemed Editrix Amelia just called “the dark underbelly of racist country music,” I am just now finding out about the viral sensation…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 17, 2015 - 9:00 am