After Parkland, this survivor is fighting for gun control and against Islamophobia

After Parkland, this survivor is fighting for gun control and against Islamophobia

Before there was the running around the school trying to figure out what the second fire alarm was for, before she spent hours trying to find out if her friend was okay, before America’s youth activism on gun safety reform became a national movement, things were ordinary for 18-year-old Sara Imam, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) High School. An estimated hundreds of thousands of people attend the March For Our Lives on Pennsylvania Avenue on March 24, 2018 in Washington. Michael Reynolds / EPA She was volunteering with an organization that supports development initiatives for children in underprivileged communities, had recently qualified for an entrepreneurship contest, and was beginning to hear back from colleges when Nikolas Cruz allegedly killed 17 and injured many more in a Feb. 14 mass shooting at Iman’s high school. Now added to that list is her activism with her classmates, who have […]

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