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: sharvard@mic.com

3 hours ago

Anti-Muslim incidents at the border have spiked 1035% in Trump's first 100 days

From January to March, there were 193 anti-Muslim incidents on the US border, compared to 17 over the same period in 2016.

6 hours ago

Rep. Steve King said something racist again. This time he targeted a Latina constituent.

King tweeted: "Do you always lie in English?"
6 hours ago

This 6-year-old girl created a book celebrating black indigenous cultures across the globe

This coloring book provides an alternative to public schools' curriculum on Native American and black history.
April 26, 2017

The "We Are Sikh" campaign explains what turbans and beards mean to Sikh Americans

"Our turbans represent gender equality, racial equality and religious tolerance."
April 26, 2017

China bans Muslim names in Xinjiang province to help fight terrorism. It won't work.

This new name ban adds to a long list of China's anti-Muslim policies.
April 25, 2017

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.

April 25, 2017

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

"I don't want to die," one of the boys shouted.
April 25, 2017

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.
April 24, 2017

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."