Source(s) of the Week: Syreeta McFadden and Laila Lamani

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“To deny ethnic and cultural differences – to say not only “I don’t see race” but that race is a choose-your-own adventure – is to erase the identities of those who cannot choose.”

Syreeta McFadden, in her Guardian US column on Rachel Dolezal and transracial identities

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“…The very idea of Muslims’ ordinariness is subject to debate in this country. By denying their Muslim compatriots the right to be boringly normal, what TV-bashing bigots do is restrict and define for the rest of us what it means to be All-American.”

Laila Lalami, in a Wall Street Journal commentary on the TLC show “All-American Muslim”

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