Politics and World News Reporter. I like covering Islam, U.S.-Middle Eastern relations, identity politics, and elections. I serve as the unofficial public defender for Kanye and Kim Kardashian West on the internet. I do a great impression of Kathy Griffin. Previously: Slate, Huffington Post Politics, and Al Jazeera English.

How Ramadan Is Celebrated Around The World

On June 17, nearly 1.6 billion Muslims begin their month of fasting for Ramadan. Fasting, in itself, isn’t out of the ordinary. It’s a common observance for nearly all major religions. While Christians and Jewish practice fasting for Lent and Yom…
By Sarah Harvard