Ahmed Mohamed

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#AfterSeptember11 Returns With Candid Stories of Fear, Islamophobia

The hashtag emerged as a response to 9/11 tributes that some feel dismiss the years of Islamophobia-induced violence and paranoia that impact Muslims, South Asians, Arabs and Sikhs.

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WATCH: The Story of Ahmed Mohamed Told Via Trap Music and Magical Realism

Creator Jamel “Jam No Peanut” Mims says the video is part of a larger ‘trap transmedia” project on young victims of police brutality.

Ahmed Mohamed Wants Apology, $15 Million From Texas Town

The 14-year-old Muslim student was accused of bringing a bomb to school. It was a clock.

Ahmed Mohamed Leaving U.S., Moving To Qatar

Nearly a month after the 14-year-old’s controversial arrest, Ahmed Mohamed’s family announced that they will be moving to Qatar. 

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Ahmed Mohamed's Former Teacher: 'He Was A Weird Little Kid'

A telling, if occasionally tone-deaf, interview with one of Ahmed Mohamed’s junior high school teachers paints a portrait of a ferociously bright student with a knack for confronting authority. 

Student Leader Who Helped Elevate #IStandWithAhmed Talks Race in Irving

Karime Alvarado, a 16-year-old organizer at the school where authorities mistook Ahmed Mohamed’s clock for a bomb, speaks with Colorlines about their town’s surprising diversity, challenging school officials and what youth activists should do next. 

Zuckerberg, Obama and More Stand With Ahmed

Officials at his school and Republican presidential candidates, however, do not. 

Police Call Muslim Student's Invention a Bomb, Take Him to Juvenile Detention Facility

Ahmed Mohamed tweeted a thanks to his supporters, saying that he “really didn’t think people would care about a muslim boy.”