Here I was writing about the 14th Amendment for Constitution Day, shit goes down with the Miss America pageant and today, today I get a press release from CAIR Chicago about a dealership discriminating against Muslim employees: In the lawsuit, the EEOC alleges that Adam Adawy, Medhat Adawy, and Mohammed El-Hajjami were subjected to harassmentContinue reading “A Beauty Pageant, Tough Skin and Chicago’s Rizza Cadillac (Who buys a Caddy anyway?)”
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Constitution Day- Celebrating The Fourteenth Amendment
“Do you speak a lot?” asked Shireen (not the students real name), my apprehensive fourteen-year-old client while I worked at CAIR-Los Angeles as the Civil Rights Department Manager. Shireen had experienced an incident at her high school where a boy had allegedly pulled her headscarf, telling her “we don’t want terrorists at our school.” HavingContinue reading “Constitution Day- Celebrating The Fourteenth Amendment”
Segregation and diversity, an imperfect union
In a post from a couple of days ago I reflected on the greater diversity we have in the United States and how our history with racial issues like slavery have brought about a slew of legislation derived from the 14th Amendment in order to ensure the equality and justice for all Americans is aContinue reading “Segregation and diversity, an imperfect union”
Constitution Day- Whats the most important amendment today?
Did you know there is a Constitution Day here in the United States? Its observed by the federal government on September 17 every year. That happens to be the day back in 1787 when our founders ratified the present day Constitution, affixing their “John Hancock’s” onto it and leaving the legacy for us Americans. FolksContinue reading “Constitution Day- Whats the most important amendment today?”