Last week, a man in London, Ontario deliberately mounted the curb and struck a family of five going for an evening walk — four died, while the youngest, a 9-year-old boy, survived but sustained serious injuries.
It is believed they were targeted solely because of their Muslim identity and faith. They were just out for a family walk. As a Muslim myself, I was overwhelmed with emotions as soon as I heard the news, and in the days following.
It wasn’t the first time I’ve felt a roller coaster of emotions due to Islamophobia, or anti-Muslim sentiment, and I know it won’t be the last.Read more on themighty.com