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In Iran and around the world, Neda Agha-Soltan lives on in unforgettable documentary

She apparently kept teddy bears in her bedroom, even at age 27, but as a teenager, Neda Agha-Soltan rebelled against the Iranian government’s strict dress codes, unafraid to tell authority figures, “no.” Neda Agha-Soltan could be paradoxical. Small details about … Continue reading

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On YouTube (and elsewhere on the Internet), the N-word is spewed like never before

Around the United States today, newspapers have glowing tributes to civil rights pioneer Dorothy Irene Height, who passed away at age 98. The Washington Post calls Height “the founding matriarch of (the) U.S. civil rights movement,” while the New York … Continue reading

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Muslim punk music: A 9/11 story

Around the world, the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks is always pause for reflection – a chance to commemorate the innocent people who lost their lives eight years ago, a chance to reassess the impact of the most cataclysmic event … Continue reading

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