Tag Archives: Islamophobia

Why America needs Marvel superhero Kamala Khan now more than ever

Katie M. Logan, Virginia Commonwealth University During the first few weeks of the Trump administration, we’ve seen increased pressure on Muslim and immigrant communities in the United States. In the face of these threats, which Marvel superhero might be best equipped to defend the people, ideals and institutions under attack? Some comic fans and critics …

Flying the Islamophobic Skies: Tahera Ahmad's Ordeal with Shuttle America

One of the stories I’d been monitoring this week was one involving Tahera Ahmad, Director of Interfaith Engagement and Associate University Chaplain at Northwestern University, and her horrible experience while flying Shuttle America, one of the smaller airline companies partnered with United Airlines. In case you haven’t heard about the ordeal, here’s a quick rundown.