Sarah A. Harvard
Sarah A. Harvard

Sarah is a staff writer covering religion, race and politics. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, The Atlantic, Slate, The Huffington Post, TeenVogue, and VICE. Send tips and feedback:

24 minutes ago

3 Muslim inmates are suing a Denver-area prison for religious discrimination

The prison guards allegedly used pepper spray, beatings and solitary confinement to intimidate the Muslim inmates.

1 hour ago

Officers in Michigan held 5 unarmed children at gunpoint, body camera footage shows

"I don't want to die," one of the boys shouted.
10 hours ago

This Sikh coder's March for Science poster is the best antidote to xenophobic logic

Your plane was probably programmed by a guy that wears a turban.
22 hours ago

Community comes together to raise money for Brooklyn Broadway Islamic Center fire damage

The NYPD and CAIR-NY believe the fire on Saturday was not part of a hate-motivated crime.
April 21, 2017

This artist's photo series perfectly captures what it's like #BeingBlackAndMuslim

"#BeingBlackAndMuslim means dealing with anti-blackness, Arab supremacy, and Islamophobia."
April 21, 2017

Muslim teen Amaiya Zafar can now compete in USA Boxing matches while wearing her hijab

Amaiya Zafar won her biggest fight and she hasn't even stepped in the ring yet.

April 21, 2017

Sen. Cory Booker condemns DHS for revoking global entry cards for Muslim travelers

The senator told 'Mic' it is "deeply troubling" if Homeland Security is discriminating against people on the basis of religion.
April 20, 2017

This Auburn University student completely shut down white nationalist Richard Spencer

Dozens of students and faculty members protested the event on Tuesday.
April 20, 2017

Catholic teacher gave 6th graders reading that described Islam as "immoral and corrupting"

The reading also referred to Prophet Muhammad as a "ignoramus," "charlatan," "impostor" and "false prophet."
April 19, 2017

Franchesca Ramsey is creating a pilot for new Comedy Central show

Franchesca Ramsey wants to give voice to the voiceless.
April 19, 2017

Georgetown renames buildings after slaves, asks for forgiveness for its role in slavery

In 1838, Georgetown University sold 272 slaves as a means to pay off its debts.

April 19, 2017

Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam's husband calls speculations about his wife's death "unwarranted and irresponsible"

Abdus-Salaam's husband speaks out about recent reports that she possibly committed suicide.
April 18, 2017

These Muslim travelers had their Global Entry cards revoked. Now they’re suing the DHS.

Immigration attorneys want to determine if Customs and Border Protection were discriminating against Muslim and Arab travelers.
April 18, 2017

Italian airport staff stops Muslim woman from boarding plane: "You are not safe for us."

"You could hide something in your hair. If you don’t take it off, we do not know if there’s something inside, OK?"
April 18, 2017

Passengers allegedly assault Sikh cab driver, riping off his turban

"Why are you doing this, brother? We can sit. We can talk."
April 18, 2017

Viral photo of Jewish couple and Muslim mother shows the beauty of diversity

"This is my America: people letting people be people."

April 18, 2017

This Muslim teen texted her father to prove that not all Muslim men are sexist

"[The hijab is] no man's decision to make."
April 17, 2017

Fox News suggests Muslims stop bombing, burning people if they want better TV portrayals

The Fox & Friends cohost also said Muslims should condemn Islamic extremism.
April 14, 2017

Malala's father, Ziauddin Yousafzai, says media is partly to blame for Islamophobia

"It's unfortunate the media spreads Islamophobia."
April 13, 2017

Sheila Abdus-Salaam was a "trailblazing" judge in NY. Here's why we should #SayHerName.

News of Sheila Abdus-Salaam's death was initially hidden under the trending topic "Hudson River."