religion

Professor Put On Leave For Wearing Hijab Has Been Fired

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Last year, Larycia Hawkins, an associate professor of political science at Wheaton College, an evangelical Christian university in Illinois was suspended after wearing a hijab in support of Muslims and saying that Muslims and Christians worship the same god. “I stand in religious solidarity with Muslims because...

Black Professor Suspended After Saying Muslims & Christians Worship the Same God

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Larycia Hawkins, an associate professor of political science at Wheaton College, an evangelical Christian university in Illinois, was suspended Tuesday after saying that Muslims and Christians worship the same god. Wheaton College stated Hawkins was placed on leave because, “in response to significant questions regarding the theological...

So Ayesha Curry Likes To Cover Up For Her Man, Why Are Y’all Mad?

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Twitter was on fire before anyone even had their morning coffee Sunday when feminists woke up to tweets from one half of America’s favorite basketball couple that very much rubbed them the wrong way. It only took four tweets for Ayesha Curry to trend for the better...

Atheism On the Rise in America – Are You Religious?

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According to the Pew Research Center the number of Americans who identify as atheists is higher than ever. While people who are “religiously unaffiliated” has been rising for years, the number of people who don’t believe in God–now around 3.1-percent–signals a shift in American society. The...

How (Almost) Leaving Islam Nearly Killed Me

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My sister and I back when nothing mattered. On a chilly autumn day in 2008, I texted two friends, called a suicide hotline, and left a voice mail on my mom’s phone about my plan to kill myself. And who knows, I probably blogged about...

This Nigerian Man Is Being Detained in a Mental Institution Because He’s An Atheist

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According to several reports, Mubarak Bala, a Nigerian man, is being held against his will in a mental institution in Nigeria’s Kano state after renouncing Islam and declaring he no longer believes in God. Bala’s Muslim family had him committed to the intuition after learning he...