Reactance: When Protesting Can Do More Harm Than Good

By MIKAL MANN and KAITIE EDDINGTON August 2nd, 2018 “Productive protesting just requires a different approach: engagement with the other side. “ Although it may seem it started after Donald Trump was elected, protesting has always been an American institution…

Why We Need to Stop Using the Word Mansplain

By VANSHIKA CHOWDHARY June 11th, 2018 “The word mansplain generalizes the social phenomenon to include all men – when you use the word mansplain, you stereotype men to all be condescending, pretentious, and sexist.” You may have heard the word…

Women’s March: What Was Addressed and What Was Amiss

By Zara Khan January 22, 2018 “Unfortunately, this isn’t the United States alone, several issues still remain silently folded away–ones that Americans often fight for women outside of the US.” 2017 was the year of women. From the first Women’s…

Where Does DACA Stand Now? | REV 21 Media

BY REV 21 STAFF December 8, 2017 READ: DACA: Has America Officially Forgotten Humanity? Its been two months since.Trump withdrew the DACA program which granted thousands of immigrants a work permit. Here’s whats going on with the program today!  

Historical Photographs That Will Make You Cry

By ASMITA DAS December 7, 2017 Here are a series of historical photographs and events that will make you cry, if not make you immensely sad. A picture can say a thousand words. Photographers play a huge role in shaping…

The Palestinian Narrative: First Hand Persecution by Israeli Soldiers

By MOHAMMAD KALBONEH December 4, 2017 “Israeli soldiers always guarded the Tomb. They always tried to mess with us as kids, trying to make fun of us, cursed us in Hebrew which we later got to understand the meaning of…

#MeToo: Is It Enough to Stop Sexual Harassment

By ALYSSA SATARA November 15, 2017 “It’s a bold declarative statement that ‘I’m not ashamed’ and ‘I’m not alone.’” Since last October, 16 women came forward accusing Donald Trump of sexual assault. Almost every woman is familiar with the echo…

The History of The Rohingya People

By CHAM TAN November 2, 2017 “The Rohingya have always been persecuted and oppressed because they are considered to be ‘stateless,’ and are not recognized by the Myanmar government. The Bangladeshi government refuses to help them because they see them…

The Nazi That Committed a Humanitarian Faux Pas

By JIM WILSON October 19, 2017 “I don’t think he was perfect – he was in the SS… He was a Nazi… His hat has a skull and crossbones on it (n.b. later found out about it’s Germanic history. Still…

The Times I Was Discriminated Against

By OSAMA ALBAYTI October 16, 2017 “I was told by one of the workers that I should go back to Saudi Arabia where they could be more helpful to me.” I don’t think I have been at a position of…

Questions for My Fellow Gun Owners

By MIKAL MANN October 9, 2017 “I believe we can find a way to both respect the second amendment and adopt policies that will curtail gun violence.  “ I am a gun owner who has a few questions for my…

Stop Idealizing Religious Figures: How to Handle Scandals in the Muslim Community

By HIBBA MAHMUD September 25, 2017 “With the glorification and “celebrity” status of Imams and Sheikhs, people often hold them on a pedestal and don’t realize that these people are humans at the end of day.” This article intentionally mentions…

Bring You Inner Sexual Predator to Work Day

By AMINA RANA September 22, 2017 “If you’re a woman who hopes to hold any job at some point in your life, there is a good chance you’ll be assaulted.” If you’re a woman who hopes to hold any job…

DACA: Has America Officially Forgotten Humanity?

By AMINA RANA September 11, 2017 “In remembering the “forgotten Americans” President Trump has managed to forget humanity itself.” It can be argued that the POTUS has repeatedly crossed this line, but the removal of DACA has spawned unique outrage…