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Civil rights lawyer. Cat mom. Ice cream eater. Cupcake baker. (Views are personal and RTs are not endorsements.)
Jun 22, 2018 28 tweets 4 min read
Today, Alhamdulillah, the award I wrote about two weeks ago, which had been previously rescinded was reinstated. (This is good news. It won’t go viral the way the bad news did without some intentionality. So I’m asking for your help. Please share this if it resonates, if it gives you hope, if it makes you smile, and if this is what you believe reconciliation should look like.)
Jun 9, 2018 24 tweets 4 min read
Last night, I was scheduled to receive an award for my community building work from an interfaith organization. *However, earlier this week, the organization rescinded my award because of my vocal support of Palestinian human rights.* When I received a call in March notifying me that I had been selected as one of the organization’s 2018 awardees, I was honored. I accepted the invitation, and my name was publicly announced as one of their honorees.
May 15, 2018 16 tweets 3 min read
wants to talk to you about the Muslims who work with the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) under the guise of interfaith relations and civil rights work. Here's why it matters when your Muslim activists, leaders, and organizations work with the ADL.