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School’s Out For Muslim Holiday Of Eid In NYC

New York City public-school students will get the day off this Thursday, Sept. 24, for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr. Summer-school students will also get off for Eid al-Adha starting next year. Is this a signal of change in the public’s perception of Islam?

Refugee Crisis: The Road To Germany (Part 1)

What’s it like to walk in the shoes of a Syrian refugee trying to get to Germany? AJ+’s Dena Takruri met Mohammed, a 27 year old electrical engineer, and joined him and his friends in Austria as they headed towards the border with Germany.

Following Refugees As They Leave Budapest

Refugees are fleeing their homes by the thousands, risking their families’ lives to try to find a way out of the violence. Most see Europe as a beacon of hope. AJ+’s Dena Takruri is on the ground in Budapest to follow a group of refugees on their journey.

How 20-Somethings Are Fighting Back A Bad Economy

Generation Y (ages 18-34) came of age in the worst economy since the Great Depression, yet we’re hopelessly optimistic about the future – because we’re adaptable. Here’s why our generation will make it, despite the odds.

Confederate Flag Debate – We Ask People In South Carolina What They Think

We asked people in South Carolina what the Confederate flag means to them. Some say it’s about southern history and heritage, while others believe it’s about slavery and racism. The debate is strong in light of calls from South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley and Republican Presidential candidate Lindsey Graham calling for the removal of the flag in the wake of the shootings at a historically black church that left nine people dead.


5 Ways FIFA is F***** Up

Senior FIFA executives were charged with racketeering, conspiracy and corruption after a lengthy investigation led by the U.S. Department of Justice. But scandals are nothing new to FIFA. AJ+’s Dena Takruri breaks down five ways FIFA is majorly messed up.