In an 8-1 decision the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of a hijab-clad woman who had been denied a job by Abercrombie & Fitch (A&F) based on its "look policy" (which has since been redefined by the company).
Early women settlers did much more than farm, sew and cook. Although many Americans believe that religious freedom has existed in this country since its early roots, that is not the case. And, we all know that not everyone had rights when they landed on America's shores.
Here in the silence, I have muddled over the nuances of high school, fought internal battles of right and wrong, and mused over scattered poetry. It is here in the silence that I have discovered more of myself.
Eight years later, Maggie is the legal guardian of forty-four children. Through grassroots fundraising -- and the money she earned from babysitting back home -- Maggie built the Kopila Valley Children's Home and School,
While there is certainly reason to be concerned with American children's sugar consumption, our focus should be on the staple foods and beverages that are relentlessly marketed to them, not an annual holiday.