Crimson staff writer

Shireen Younus

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The Myth of American Diversity

The promise of American diversity is contingent on assimilation to whiteness. It’s contingent on people of color contorting their identity and beliefs to fit this narrative. Those who push back are pushed out.


This is How To Be Other

Being other is about making sure that your otherness doesn’t inconvenience or threaten those around you. It is not about speaking up and demanding space and humanity. After all, what sense would that make?

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I Am Not a Moderate Muslim

The term “moderate Muslim” assumes that being Muslim isn’t enough. That being Muslim is threatening.