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Marwa Balkar's peaceful response to Donald Trump’s call to keep Muslims out of America recently went viral on Facebook.
“When Trump made his comments, I felt like it was my responsibility as a Muslim-American to protect the religion that I know, the religion of peace, the one that teaches peace, the one that teaches that, if you see an ant on the ground you walk around it, you do not step on it.”
Ruth Guerra, the director of Hispanic media for the Republican National Committee, is bringing the Republican Party to the Latino community and vice versa.
“The diversity among our community is something beautiful and needs to be celebrated, but it also needs to be acknowledged, and that’s what the Republican Party is doing.”
As a Black Lives Matter organizer, Ashley Yates is reminding America that racial equality isn’t just about policing and violence.
“To say Black lives matter and mean it, is to go beyond criminal justice reform. We need education reform, we need food, we need housing, we definitely need to end the school-to-prison pipeline, but it’s more than just that.”
“Everything that I’m going to do is to empower our youth, inspire our youth, and to promote peace and nonviolence.” Humanitarian rapper, activist, and educator FM Supreme (Jessica Disu) is using her talents to effect change by promoting positivity and growth, both through her music and through her actions.