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Reflection on the Times.

By Malak Ghazal, Media and Communications Fellow My first week returning to ADC was a lot. The Women’s March became the anti-Palestinian-Women’s March, Congress had the first hearing on the Muslim Ban, and I met with Census 2020 Organizers from around ...

Everything Wrong With Profiling.

By: Elias Khoury, ADC Summer 2019 Intern   It somewhat astounds me that this idea has not yet met its death like the so many other discredited pseudosciences, such as phrenology, that claimed they could accurately judge people’s worth based on exce ...

Fordham Freedom Fighters.

In November of 2015, a group of students at Fordham University tried to start a chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at their school. Much to the students’ dismay, university administrators fiercely resi ...

Hate Crimes Go Unprosecuted.

On March 2, a 39-year-old African-American man was killed after opening a letter bomb in Austin, TX. Yesterday, Monday, March 12, two more letter bombs killed another Austin resident, a 17-year-old African-American male, and severely injured a 75-year-ol ...

Anti-Sharia Legislation, Islamophobia Rises under Trump.

The specter of Sharia’s is apparently hunting America. At least that’s what many state legislators erroneously believe. In 2017, 23 bills were introduced in 18 state legislatures seeking to ban Sharia’s (Islamic law), a spike from 14 such bills in 2 ...

Trump’s “Art of the Deal” on Palestine.

Donald Trump recently threatened on – where else? – Twitter to slash funds to the Palestinian Authority for their alleged unwillingness to “negotiate a long overdue peace treaty with Israel.” Counterintuitively, Trump bragged about removing the fi ...