Aviva Stahl

Race

What Real Radicals Think About the FBI Hunting 'Black Identity Extremists'

A veteran Black Panther and younger activist on a young man being labeled a terrorist threat, and why it's never been easy to fight racism.
Aviva Stahl
9.27.18
LGBTQ

What I Learned from Writing a Play About My Transition

We spoke to Mashuq Mushtaq Deen about his new play 'Draw the Circle,' which tells the story of his transition from the perspective of his family.
Aviva Stahl
2.14.18
immigration

The End of DACA Is the Latest Nightmare for Undocumented Muslims

Muslims who benefited from protection for young people brought to the US illegally as kids feel as if they're under a unique kind of siege.
Aviva Stahl
9.5.17
THE SALUTE YOUR SHORTS ISSUE

Why Is ICE Closing Its Only Detention Center for Transgender Detainees?

The story of detainee Greta Soto Moreno highlights the violence experienced by transgender immigrants—and the complicated efforts to make them safer.
Aviva Stahl
6.12.17
immigration

The Muslim Millennial Leading the Anti-Trump Resistance

Murad Awawdeh, a key player behind the protests against the travel ban, was once just another Brooklyn kid getting hassled by cops.
Aviva Stahl
6.7.17
Broadly DK

The Ongoing Trauma of the Muslim Students an Undercover Cop Spied on for Four Years

A new documentary, "Watched," examines the story of an undercover NYPD officer who spent four years infiltrating a group of Muslim college students.
Aviva Stahl
Jeanne Theoharis
4.22.17
crime

The NYPD Just Agreed to New Oversight When Spying on Citizens

After spying on Muslims for a decade, the NYPD has agreed to a tentative legal settlement that advocates hope will prevent unlawful surveillance in NYC in the Trump era.
Aviva Stahl
3.7.17
Broadly

Behind Bars for Six Months, Teen Accused of Killing Abusive Father Awaits Justice

Fifteen-year-old Bresha Meadows is accused of aggravated homicide for shooting and killing her father as he slept. Advocates say she and her family were victims of his prolonged abuse, and that Bresha is a hero who was acting to save them.
Aviva Stahl
1.19.17
News

How a Clinton-Era Law Is Still Criminalizing Immigrants Today

Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibly Act reinforced the idea that there are "good" immigrants and "bad" immigrants, and the bad ones should be deported straight away.
Aviva Stahl
10.17.16
News

The Questionable Science Behind Government Terrorist-Prevention Efforts

Is it ethical—or even possible—to determine who's a terrorist in the making?
Aviva Stahl
10.5.16
Stuff

How Immigrants Get Deported for Alleged Gang Involvement

Xochitl Hernandez, a grandmother of four, is just one example of what can happen when deportations are linked to alleged criminal activity without any presumption of innocence.
Aviva Stahl
8.13.16
Stuff

The Woman Who Turned 410 Days of Solitary in Iran into a Play

Sarah Shourd did 410 days in solitary after famously getting arrested hiking in Iran. But putting total isolation on the stage wasn't easy.
Aviva Stahl
7.14.16
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