NYU student designs clothing line to help Muslim refugee crisis

I came across this news originally because my friend/roommate knew the person of interest, from high school in Abu Dhabi and shared it with me. 19 year old NYU student, Ismail Ibrahim, has started his own clothing line with the determination to spread tolerance toward Muslims, while also donating 50% of proceeds to Islamic Relief USA‘s Refugee …

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Boston Hassle organizes bi-monthly black market

The Boston Hassle, a non-profit arts and music organization, is made up of musicians, artists, writers, and enthusiasts based in the greater Boston area and organizes events like their bi-montly "black market" flea market. They feature an array of vendors ranging from secondhand clothing to homemade soy candles. This month's black market took place on …

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Nadal vs. Federer, a necessary rivalry for all tennis enthusiasts

Storify is a great website to create a quick and full rounded story with different media and outlets included to get the best information. It is a new form of journalism, accessible to all. I used it to make a quick story on Nadal vs. Federer match this past weekend. Take a look below. Federer vs. …

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Boston rallies against immigration ban in Copley Square

Live tweeting is a bit of an art. You have to know what is relevant for the event you are reporting on. I had done live tweeting in the past before but usually just when I was reporting sport events and I feel that those are quite easy to tweet as you can report on …

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We The People

Last weekend was an amazing time for the recognition of art activism. Starting with the inauguration on Friday, posters were distributed and accessible to download from activist artists like Shepard Fairey, spilling over to the women march around the world on saturday. The Amplifier Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to amplifying the voices of grassroots …

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