The hashtag—a clarion call for Muslim women who are sick of the stereotype that says they have no voice—emerged after Donald Trump criticized Ghazala Khan’s silence during the Democratic National Convention last week.
The Republican presidential nominee alluded to Khan’s silence during her husband’s moving speech about their son’s military sacrifice at the DNC as something dictated by Islam. She skillfully responded via The Washington Post.
The Democratic National Convention provided activists from a wide range of causes with a huge, national platform. Here’s a quick roundup of some of the notable actions that we couldn’t cover in real time.
Between the Vermont senator’s equality-espousing platform and the party’s apparent bias against him, these supporters say they have good reason to stick by a candidate who has already endorsed his opponent.