“I am Muslim and from Bangladesh. I have these two characteristics but that does not mean that I am a terrorist or someone who hurts society. Someone making a mistake doesn’t mean that the whole group of people did it and should get named after it. People should stop assuming and stereotyping.”
Eighth grader Sumaiya Mahee, from Massachusetts, wrote this powerful statement in an essay for her English Class called “You’re Not Who You Say You Are: Beyond the Single Story.”
We say A-plus!