Meet Sahro Hassan.
She’s a Somali immigrant born in a Kenyan refugee camp who fled to America with her family at age 10 to escape the violence back home.
But the transition to the U.S. was hard, especially when she stood out at school for wearing a traditional hijab. At one school, she was even asked to remove her headscarf due to their “No Hats” policy!
The now 18-year-old reminisced:
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THIS is what being on a team is all about!
Samah Aidah is a student at Overland High School in Colorado, and she’s a Muslim who proudly wears her hijab. She also plays soccer like a BOSS.
However, Samah was BANNED from a game because
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This is NOT good for Disney's wholesome image!
The massive conglomerate has been sued by the American Civil Liberties Union because the company allegedly fired a Muslim employee at Disneyland in 2010 because she wore her hijab headscarf at work.
Even before being terminated, Imane Boudlal says she received insults from her employees AND supervisors because of her religion, origin and skin color. In fact, some went so far as to call her a terrorist, a camel and a bitch all while they carelessly accused Arabs of being terrorists and bombmakers.
The worst part of the allegations against the corporation is that managers and executives didn't seem to care about the prejudiced comments. CLU chief counsel Mark Rosenbaum elaborated:
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