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Sep 16, 2015, 12:40am EDT
  • September 18, 2015

    Ahmed Mohamed: The 14-year-old Texas boy and why he matters, explained

    Here is the story of Ahmed Mohamed, why it's become such a big deal, and what it reveals about American society.

  • September 17, 2015

    This is the lesson American STEM should learn from Ahmed Mohamed

    The "leaky pipeline" is a big problem for STEM. Here's one easy way to patch it.

  • September 17, 2015

    "People will always have your back": The amazing lesson Ahmed Mohamed took from his arrest

    Video of the 14-year-old's first TV interview

  • September 16, 2015

    Ahmed Mohamed came up in the JV Republican debate. It didn't go well.

    Candidates refused even to say his name.

  • September 16, 2015

    Ahmed Mohamed's arrest is the perfect example of why racial profiling doesn't work

    When officials start thinking of people as being suspicious because of who they are, they get worse at catching terrorists — and abuse innocent people.

  • September 16, 2015

    Ahmed Mohamed's father had his own nasty run-in with Islamophobia

    He defended the Quran when Florida pastor Terry Jones tried to burn it.

  • September 16, 2015

    The police's infuriating response to Ahmed Mohamed's arrest

    The police say the 14-year-old in a NASA shirt had to be handcuffed "for his safety."

  • September 16, 2015

    Obama just tweeted the perfect message for Ahmed Mohamed

    President Obama had the perfect message for the Muslim ninth-grader arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school.

  • September 16, 2015

    The message Ahmed Mohamed’s school just sent: creativity isn’t for Muslim kids

    Ahmed Mohamed was trying to start a conversation in the universal language of engineers: "Look, I built something. Want to build more stuff together?" His school arrested him for it.

  • September 16, 2015

    Why Ahmed Mohamed's arrest is so harmful, explained in 9 forceful tweets

    Tech writer and entrepreneur Anil Dash captures just what's horrifying about the case.

  • September 16, 2015

    This heartbreaking photo drives home why Ahmed Mohamed's arrest was such a travesty

    Let’s count the ways Ahmed Mohamed’s arrest was a horrible mistake.

  • September 16, 2015

    Here's how a Texas school explained arresting a 14-year-old Muslim boy for making a clock

    The school sent a letter the next day implying the arrest was the boy's fault and urging parents to look for "suspicious behavior."

  • September 16, 2015

    Muslim 9th-grader arrested for bringing an electronics project to school

    "It looks like a movie bomb to me," police said about the electronic clock Ahmed Mohamed had brought to school to show his teacher.

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