Here is what a real apology from Abu Eesa should have read like.
Articles tagged “sexism”
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.
While we are discussing these “scandals” related to Tiger Woods’ penalty, let’s not forget to talk about the Master Tournament host’s vicious history of sexism and racism.
Real freedom comes when we liberate our own selves from every bit of oppression and hatred from the oppressor that we have internalized.