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Islamophobes Are Attacking Me Because I’m Their Worst Nightmare

posted on July 11, 2017

For The Washington Post, Linda Sarsour, a Palestinian American Muslim and a co-chair of the Women’s March on Washington, responds to allegations and threats from conservative media outlets and white-supremacists . Sarsour was attacked with anti-Muslim rhetoric after using the word “jihad” in a speech, which traditionally means “struggle” or “to strive for.” She writes, “This term has been hijacked by Muslim extremists and right-wing extremists alike, leaving ordinary Muslims to defend our faith and in some cases silenced.”

Read at The Washington Post