fun fact: iraq, pakistan, afghanistan and saudi arabia have a higher percentage of women in the government than the us & the uk
another fun fact: white people tend to get very angry when you point this out to them
This goes for every single bombing. Whether it be in America, or in Israel, or Iraq. Anywhere.
What to do in a time like this:
- Make sure everyone is safe
- Pray for the families of those lost and those injured
- Send good vibes
- Thank medical/firefighters/bystanders for their service
What not to do in a time like this:
- Make racial assumptions
- Assume everything you read on the internet it true
- Call people ignorant
- Make jokes about it
Iraq was destroyed over false allegations of WMDs.
However you feel about the Iraq War, or Saddam Hussein - imagine losing your parents over a false claim. Growing up with your life literally in shambles over a false claim. Losing your home over a false claim.
Muslims without Borders (Rutgers University chapter) is hosting a banquet to raise money for the orphans of Iraq. 100% OF THE PROCEEDS GO DIRECTLY TO THEM, so if you can’t make it to RU on April 15th, donate HERE!
EVERY LAST CENT COUNTS! You would spend a dollar on a donut or a pack of gum. You would spend $3 on coffee or a bagel, or $5 for Subway. You can spare pocket change, at the very least, for the orphans of Iraq.