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Students “Pop Up” A Human Rights Museum

As a hijab-wearing high schooler, Yasmin Abuhatab wanted to protest the Trump administration’s travel ban and dispel the far-right's portrayal of Islam as a violent religion. But until recently, she’d been scared to be an activist. Then she researched Linda Sarsour, a prominent Palestinian-American activist, for a class project at Metropolitan Business Academy. That inspired her to stand up for causes the way Sarsour has shown up for racial justice and gender equality, not just her own religion. Abuhatab's findings went up on display in a pop-up Human Rights Defenders Museum in Metro's lecture hall, beside other profiles of activists and not-for-profits posted up on the walls like New Jim Cr

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