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Local teen speaks out on behalf of the Muslim community
Local teen speaks out on behalf of the Muslim community

Amara Majeed founded a website called "The Hijab Project," aimed at combating discrimination against Muslim girls and women who wear head-scarves in public. She self-published a book of short biographies of 17 peace-loving, law-abiding Muslims from around the world. She provides online commentary for CNN and, starting earlier this month, for the Huffington Post. It's worth noting that Amara is 17 years old and is still in high school. What will she accomplish when she's 18? "I want to transform myself into an idea," Amara, a senior at Towson High School said during a post-school chat in the bookstore that has become a second home for her. "I want to...

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