The Rise of Hate

The Rise of Hate

In 1942, two months after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt Executive Order 9066, directing the military to relocate people that were considered a national threat. This executive order led to the relocation and incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese...
Keeping Families Together: Putting Trump’s Muslim Ban in Perspective

Keeping Families Together: Putting Trump’s Muslim Ban in Perspective

America has always aspired to be a land of freedom, justice, and equality for all. The Statue of Liberty calls out to the world asking for the world to send its tired, sick, and downtrodden yearning to breathe free. However, it has never lived up to those aspirations,...
Electing Leaders With Our Best Interests In Mind

Electing Leaders With Our Best Interests In Mind

Oklahoma voters showed up in record numbers to the polls on June 26th, 2018, for the Oklahoma Primary Election. Many incumbents lost their seats, and many will face runoffs in August. This election saw a record number of candidates, a record number of women running,...
Seeking Understanding Through A Ramadan Iftar Experience

Seeking Understanding Through A Ramadan Iftar Experience

My first reaction to the 2018 Ramadan Iftar with Oklahoma Legislators is wow! As a non-Muslim, it was a great event to experience. There was such a wide range of people in attendance, from older to younger and some even brought their children. There were people of all...
The Path to the Muslim Ban

The Path to the Muslim Ban

The Path to the Muslim Ban Earlier this week, we were dealt a devastating blow when the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling upholding Trump’s Muslim Ban and paving the way for the President and the Executive to expand and enact more bigoted policies. We know from our...
U.S. Supreme Court Ruling On Muslim Ban 3.0: What You Need to Know

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling On Muslim Ban 3.0: What You Need to Know

On June 26th, 2018, the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision in support of Trump’s bigoted Muslim Ban. This is bad but we will keep fighting. It’s more important than ever to know your rights despite this decision. Since December 4, 2017, the Muslim Ban has been in...
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