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Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Patriotism Questioned During 9/11 Ceremony: ‘Why Your Confusion?’ | The Root

Jay Connor, The Root The longtime couple have finally become engaged, celebrating with family and friends. (Image via NBC Chicago). Featured Image side from doing nothing in response to mass shootings, one of America’s favorite pastimes is touting the virtues of tolerance, diversity, and inclusion. This is a melting pot after all, and post-racial America would never do things like hand pick a woefully underqualified racist to guide our nation or use a 9/11 commemoration ceremony to mock Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Muslim congresswoman. Yet according to Reuters, the latter is exactly what happened on Wednesday, as Nicholas Haros, whose […]

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How The African American Day Parade Has Celebrated Blackness For 50 Years | Blavity

Manseen Logan, Blavity Image Courtesy of Blavity. Featured Image very third Sunday in September, a grand parade celebrating everything that is good and Black takes over the Harlem, New York City streets. It’s a pretty big deal. In fact, The African American Day Parade (AADP) has been a big deal, since its debut in 1969 when Shirley Chisholm and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. served as their first grand marshals. On September 15, the organization will commemorate 50 years with over 200 prestigious organizations, 25 decorated floats, and three lit HBCU marching bands strutting down Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard. Classified […]

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Groundbreaking Night for Women and Diversity, While a Trump Critic Falls | The New York Times Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota state lawmaker, is poised to be one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, winning the Democratic nomination in a left-leaning district.

Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota state lawmaker, is poised to be one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, winning the Democratic nomination in a left-leaning district.

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Three California Mosques Receive Letters Praising Trump, Threatening Genocide The Council on American-Islamic Relations is calling for police to increase protection of mosques after at least three in California received identical handwritten letters that vow President-elect Donald Trump will “do to you Muslims what Hitler did to the Jews.”

The Council on American-Islamic Relations is calling for police to increase protection of mosques after at least three in California received identical handwritten letters that vow President-elect Donald Trump will “do to you Muslims what Hitler did to the Jews.”

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