The trouble with traveling while Arab
by alma khasawnih
I waited too long to book a flight home to visit my family in Amman to be picky about my flights. The only option under $2000 was a four hour layover at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport. The price and timing was fine. The racial profiling and accusation that I might be a terrorist was not.
Aug 9, 2012
Guilt by friend request: How the war on terror came to my facebook
by Sarah Stuteville
My finger froze over the mouse as I squinted at a blurry photo of a young Pakistani man holding an AK-47 on my Facebook page. “Confirm friend request,” the cheerful blue font suggested. I closed the window and sighed, saving the decision for another morning. The obvious answer here—the one I got from everyone I […]
Feb 27, 2012