Tens of thousands of women are set to march on Washington DC on Saturday, January 21, one days after violent protests erupted on the day of President Donald Trump’s inauguration.
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An American actress encouraged women to wear a hijab on Donald Trump’s inauguration day and Washington march in a show of solidarity with Muslim women who don the Islamic attire.
A leading North American Islamic organization kicked off a new justice helpline on President Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day, January 20, to provide help and support to those who are targets of racism, xenophobia, and Islamophobia.
Following the presidential elections, a wave of anxiety has hit the Muslim American community as well as other minorities mainly due to rising well documented cases of violence, harassment and hate in light of the election.
In a show of solidarity against anti-Muslim political rhetoric, Muslim and Jewish students in the University of Pennsylvania will co-sponsor a bus to the Women’s March on Washington this Saturday, only one day after Donald Trump inauguration day.
In his final week in office, President Barack Obama appointed several women athletes to key Administration posts on Tuesday, including Ibtihaj Muhammad, the first Muslim athlete to represent the US in the Olympics in hijab.
Muslim helplines in Canada have been overwhelmed with calls coming from American Muslims over the past months, a phenomenon expected to further increase after Donald Trump inauguration day.
As Trump prepares for inauguration, American Muslim comedian Dean Obeidallah took to the stage this week to tell the crowd it was time for “comedy resistance.”
American Muslim activist Linda Sarsour will come to Washington inauguration weekend as the co-chair of the Women’s March on Washington.
An Ohio imam, activist and local leader will launch on Monday, January 16, a national campaign opposing the creation of any Muslim database that could be part of Donald Trump’s campaign trail promises to crack down on Muslim immigration into the United States.