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The Trump administration’s travel ban chooses Africans as their next target

Maya Brown February 23, 2020
[Trump's] ill-conceived notions about these countries is reflected in racist policies like the travel ban. The way he refers to them also demonstrates the little amount of respect he has for countries that may not be as developed as America.
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Sept. 11 had a bigger impact than you think

Mike Adams September 11, 2018
We need to recognize the common denominator of pain that day, wrought from the innocent in nearly every corner of the Earth, if we are ever to truly heal.
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Neurosurgeon, Ben Carson, is climbing his way to the top of the Republican presidential primary polls by changing his own ideals to appeal to GOP conservatives and gain higher polling numbers. PC: Marc Nozell

Don’t be fooled—Ben Carson knows how to operate on an audience

Skyler Gilbert September 28, 2015
Carson knows what the facts are, but instead wishes to exploit the stupidity and bigotry in our nation by making outlandish, hateful comments to increase his poll numbers.
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The Demographics Unit, a surveillance program run by the New York Police Department used to monitor Muslim communities following 9/11, has also affected Stony Brooks MSA. (PHOTO CREDIT : MCTCAMPUS)

MSA relieved as NYPD surveillance program comes to an end

Kelly Zegers May 1, 2014
Three students from SBU’s Muslim Student Association offered their reactions to the ending of the NYPD’s spying on the condition of anonymity due to the sensitive nature of the subject.
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Poetry reading taps donations for UNICEF

Emily McTavish April 9, 2012
As a part of Islamic Awareness Week, the Poetry Slam on Tuesday, March 27, featured activist performers from Suffolk County, New York City and England in the Student Activities Center auditorium. Stony Brook’s United Nations Children’s Fund collaborated with the Muslim Students’ Association in order to raise awareness and money for UNICEF’s Tap Project.
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NYPD targeted Muslim students

Nelson Oliveira March 5, 2012
Mariam Shareef, a Muslim student at Stony Brook University, was born and raised in the United States and has only been to one other country — Switzerland.
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