Gabby Petito died in the same place 700 Native women went missing. Why aren’t we looking for them?

by Aysha Qamar The tragic case of travel blogger Gabrielle (Gabby) Petito has shed light on a number of issues. As her disappearance and presumed death drew massive media atte

Border Patrol agents on horseback attacked Haitian immigrants with what look like ‘whips’

by Aysha Qamar Horrific images and video continue to surface as dozens of lawmakers call on the Biden administration to immediately halt mass deportations to Haiti. According

How you can help Afghan refugees during the current crisis

by Aysha Qamar Since the withdrawal of American and NATO forces from Afghanistan in July, the Taliban has quickly taken control of large parts of Afghanistan. The government has

Thousands call poison control after using livestock dewormer to treat coronavirus infection

by Aysha Qamar  Once again, we’ve reached the part of the pandemic where people ingest random chemicals to treat COVID-19 at home. The overwhelming majority of such people

‘Instead of naming and shaming, I believe in engagement’: Khizr Khan nominated to USCIRF

by Aysha Qamar On Friday, President Joe Biden announced his plans to nominate Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father famous for criticizing Donald Trump, for a post with the U.S. Co

‘Can I ask you why you hate me?’: Muslim woman faces harassment in a grocery store for wearing hijab

by Aysha Qamar Social media is at it again. In the last few years, viral videos on social media have exposed racism and other incidents of violence. In a recent incident, a Mu

‘You people bring your children everywhere’: Flight attendant harasses Muslim woman

by Aysha Qamar Despite how progressive things may seem, “flying while Muslim” remains the same: often an unpleasant experience. In a recent incident, a Muslim woman who d

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years for murder of George Floyd

by Aysha Qamar The day has finally come: The sentencing of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who was convicted of murdering George Floyd when he kneeled on F

’Go back to Pakistan!’ New York parents harass Muslim student and family after graduation speech

by Aysha Qamar Graduations are a time for celebration, not only for those achieving the milestone but their family members and friends alike. But unfortunately, not all studen

Zahid Quraishi confirmed as first Muslim in U.S. history to serve as a federal judge

by Aysha Qamar Joining hundreds of firsts that Muslim Americans have seen in the past five years is Judge Zahid Quraishi. He was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday to a li

Flight attendant allegedly targets Muslim woman, says she ‘would bring the whole plane down’

by Aysha Qamar In another incident of flying while Muslim, a Muslim woman alleges she was targeted by Southwest Airlines. The woman from the Dallas-Fort Worth area filed a reli

A Ramadan Guide for Non-Muslims

by Aysha Qamar For Muslims around the world, April 13 marked the first fast of Ramadan 2021, meaning that from that day until the next 30 days I—alongside millions of Muslims

Community calls for ‘Aziz’s law’ after 3-year-old is killed by neighbor’s dogs in his own yard

by Aysha Qamar The family of 3-year-old Aziz Ahmed and community members held a vigil on March 28 in remembrance of the toddler, following his tragic death. Ahmed was mauled t

A GoFundMe in her name raised $900K, but the Asian grandma who beat her attacker is not keeping it

by Aysha Qamar Republished from Daily Kos Amid the never-ending sad news that has taken over the news cycle comes an uplifting story. The San Francisco grandma who went vira

An Asian woman was attacked on her way to protest the increasing rate of anti-Asian violence

by Aysha Qamar Despite the increasing awareness of attacks on Asian Americans and calls for justice to hold individuals accountable, the AAPI community is still facing consi

America’s history of anti-Asian hate and resources we can use to put an end to it

by Aysha Qamar Republished from Daily Kos The killing of eight people Tuesday night, who worked at three metro Atlanta massage parlors is the latest of attacks against Asian

Hundreds of volunteers are escorting elderly Asian Americans to help keep them safe from attacks

by Aysha Qamar The COVID-19 pandemic has coincided with an increase in racism and crimes against the Asian community. Because of the spread of misinformation, the use of xenop

It’s officially a permanent ban: Trump will never tweet again

by Aysha Qamar Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial is probably not the only concern he currently has. Twitter, Trump’s social media platform of choice, confirmed that th

Meet Saima Mohsin the first woman, immigrant, and Muslim U.S. Attorney in American history

by Aysha Qamar Shortly after Joe Biden was sworn into office as president of the United States, U.S. Attorney Matthew Schneider submitted his resignation letter. In his lett

Did the Proud Boys know that their leader, Enrique Tarrio, was a police informant?

by Aysha Qamar In a weird turn of events, Enrique Tarrio, a chairman for the extremist organization Proud Boys, who organized a massive event in Portland, Oregon, last year,

NFL hires Robert Saleh as first Muslim head coach

by Rehan Qamar After being elected to multiple seats for the first time in a number of states, representation for American Muslims continues from the political arena to the sp

He went viral for saving the Senate, but Army vet Eugene Goodman ‘was a hero long before’

by Aysha Qamar The Black police officer who went viral for his bravery in distracting the angry Donald Trump mob that took over the Capitol is being rightfully cal

Off-duty cops from across the country identified as participants in Capitol insurrection

by Aysha Qamar Following the violent Capitol takeover on Jan. 6, members of the FBI and Washington, D.C. police are asking people to identify anyone who may have been involved

Associated Press photographers release terrifying video of the mob attack outside the Capitol gates

by Aysha Qamar As violent Trump supporters terrorized the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, members of Congress were not the only people they were looking to intimidate. These terroris

‘R’ is for Rohingya: Sesame Street creates muppets for refugee children

by Aysha Qamar From creating programming to comfort traumatized and displaced children to encouraging parents to include their children in the census count, Sesame Workshop