Anila Ali

American Muslim Women's Empowerment Council

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Anila Ali is Founder and President of the American Muslim Women's Empowerment Council, which is based in Irvine, California. She is the author of Mommy, am I a ....?  

Anila Ali on KCRW

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The Pledge of Allegiance calls the US "indivisible," but that’s beginning to sound like wishful thinking.

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Donald Trump threatened a ban on Muslim immigration during his campaign, and, since, his election, incidents of ethnic intimidation are on the rise.

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Donald Trump threatened a ban on Muslim immigration during his campaign, and, since, his election, incidents of ethnic intimidation are on the rise.

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