Here is what a real apology from Abu Eesa should have read like.
Articles tagged “international women’s day”
These sexist and racist comments are not funny, are mean-spirited, against the teachings of the prophet, unprofessional, hateful, hurtful, and injure our community. We deserve better. We demand better.
Commitment to International Women’s Day is intertwined with struggles against sexism, racism, colonialism, homophobia, classism, able-ism, and Islamophobia. It’s not about your individual preferences and friendships. It is about the institutions, infrastructure, and systems that prevent some of us from achieving the fullness of our human potential.