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Hijabis Fight Back: Headscarf ruling sparks protests in Belgium

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The Constitutional Court of Belgium has mandated a ruling that allows a ban on religious symbols in higher education. Francisco Ferrer Brussels University college enacted a ban on headscarves, causing a group of Muslim women to file a claim against the university, which was subsequently sent to The Constitutional Court of Belgium for a ruling. …

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Snapshot Update: Yemen’s humanitarian crisis exacerbates health concerns

Yemen, According to the United Nations, is currently suffering the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.  Since 2015, Yemen has been a country ravaged by war resulting in the breakdown of public entities that provide resources. Millions of people are without basic resources such as shelter, food, sanitation, and running water.  Save the Children estimates 85,000 children …

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Maintaining Pressure: In the pursuit of justice for Breonna Taylor

In light of the recent deaths of George Floyd, Rayshard Brooks, Breonna Taylor and countless other black individuals, discussions are currently being held surrounding police reform on all levels of government in the United States. Many black individuals were still reeling with the February 23rd 2020 unresolved murder of Ahmaud Arbery, a 24 year old …

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Pass Me The Remote: How COVID-19 is affecting Televised Media

There has been an age old saying that life imitates art. However, the ongoing pandemic presents an argument for the opposite. Television content has continued to evolve during the darkest periods of history and the current health crisis proves the industry remains resilient.  According to Johns Hopkins Universities Coronavirus Research Center, the virus has claimed …

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