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Heard the One About the Disabled Muslim Comic From Jersey?

CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J. — The stand-up comedian Maysoon Zayid likes to joke that if there were a competition called the Oppression Olympics, she would win gold. “I’m Palestinian, Muslim, I’m a woman of c... read more

Can This Disabled, Muslim, Female Comic Save the RNC? She Sure Is Trying.

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. It’s the one about the Muslim girl named Maysoon Zayid, from New Jersey ... it is to be disabled these days,” she says. “And I’m not even joking right now.” Si... read more

The Joker, Batgirl and the specter of censorship in comics

Ms. Marvel is a 16-year-old Muslim from New Jersey ... Batgirl as an avenging survivor instead of a helpless victim? Perhaps, but that’s not what the artist chose to convey. Much has been made about t... read more

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riz ahmed: ‘I don't want to escape my ethnicity, it's not about that'

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Why We Need a Muslim-American Superhero

I admit: I'm a lightweight comic ... when I heard that Marvel Comics' new series, Ms. Marvel, features a 16-year-old Pakistani-American Muslim superhero, I was elated. In the series, set to debut Febr... read more

‘No blame’? ABC News finds 17 cases invoking ‘Trump’ in connection with violence, threats or alleged assaults

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Muslim Superhero Comic Book to Make Its Debut

NEW YORK -- Comic book fans will soon be getting their first glimpse at an unlikely new superhero -- a Muslim boy in a wheelchair with superpowers. The new superhero is the brainchild of a group of di... read more

'We will change it' MPs call on Government to end cruel benefit sanctions

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