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

June 19, 2017

Nabra Hassanen's death wraps up a violent Ramadan for Muslim teenage girls

Recently, teenage Muslim girls have been the target of several anti-Muslim attacks.

June 19, 2017

'Daily Mail', other media outlets criticized for victim-blaming Muslims for Finsbury Park attack

The mosque won a prestigious national award for its efforts in combatting religious extremism.
June 18, 2017

Senate Republicans hosted a hearing on terrorism. But none of them addressed white nationalism.

The hearing focused on how to combat Islamic terrorism.
June 16, 2017

CAIR sues FBI, TSA for placing Utah imam on no-fly list before he returned to the US

Yussuf Abdi has been an U.S. citizen since 2010.
June 15, 2017

Muslim restaurant owner shuts down business after onslaught of vandalism and death threats

Asad Khan reportedly said he received death threats via phone calls.
June 14, 2017

London Grenfell Tower fire: Muslims preparing for Ramadan fast reportedly saved lives from fire

"Thank God for Ramadan," one witness told reporters.

June 14, 2017

Here's what it's like being Muslim in America, as told by four Muslim schoolchildren

"I sometimes ignore [the bullying]. If I cry about it, they'll do [it] more."
June 14, 2017

The founder of Muslims 4 Liberty is raising medical funds for an anti-Muslim activist

"Repel Frank Morganthaler's evil with good," William Coley wrote on the crowdfunding page.
June 14, 2017

Meet Bushra Amiwala, the Muslim teen running to be commissioner in Cook County, Illinois

The 19-year-old college students wants to add the voice of her generation to the Cook County Board.
June 12, 2017

Trump's order might be blocked, but traveler visas from majority-Muslim countries are declining

Pakistan has also seen a sharp decline in visas issued, and it wasn't even one of the six Muslim-majority countries targeted in the halted executive order.
June 10, 2017

The SPLC calls ACT For America organizers "hypocrites" for "March Against Sharia" rallies

The demonstrations bear all the qualities of events organized by noted misogynists, militiamen and white nationalist groups.

June 9, 2017

Photo of niqab-wearing Muslim woman comforting elderly woman who fell on bus goes viral

The Muslim woman held the older woman's hand for 20 minutes until the ambulance arrived.
June 8, 2017

Security guard charged for making threats to Miami-Dade mosque. He said he wanted to kill Muslims.

There have been 43 reported anti-mosque attacks in the U.S. since the start of 2017.
June 6, 2017

British Muslims reported suspects to authorities in London and Manchester. Here's why that matters.

Stop saying Muslims need to report suspicious activities. They already do.
June 6, 2017

A female Muslim student was called a "fucking terrorist" by her classmate. Then, she was suspended.

A police officer also allegedly used excessive force on the student.
June 5, 2017

GOP congressman on "radicalized Islamic" suspects after London attack: "Kill them all!"

"The free world...all of Christendom... is at war with Islamic horror," he said.

June 5, 2017

Somali single mother in Ohio severely beaten by white man in alleged hate crime

"You all will be shipped back to Africa," the man said.
June 2, 2017

People didn't want Linda Sarsour to speak at CUNY. Here's how "free speech" pundits responded.

Only Jonathan Chait had a response to our query.
June 1, 2017

Portland stabbing victim Micah Fletcher calls out "white savior complex" in response to attack

“We need to remember that this is about those little girls."
May 31, 2017

Muslim New Yorkers will pray and break their Ramadan fast right in front of Trump Tower

The Iftar at Trump Tower is in protest of Trump's xenophobic rhetoric and policies.