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Rummana Hussain is an assistant metro editor at the Chicago Sun-Times.

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City Council resolution denouncing discrimination in India should be a no-brainer

But the resolution has been gutted so as to appease the Consulate of India in Chicago and other defenders of India’s right-wing nationalist prime minister and his reactionary political party.

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Here’s hoping my family and I won’t look like a depressed and hangry Brady Bunch this Ramadan

Muslims are bracing to start Ramadan locked inside. Given the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s Eid-ul-Fitr will be a virtual one.

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Out of toilet paper? There’s always the lota

Some of us have found a sliver of levity amid the coronavirus scare, watching our fellow Americans awkwardly balancing 30-pack, 2-ply toilet paper in their arms.

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This Indian-American loves The Boss, too

I used to think my younger sister, brother and I were the most devoted, if not the only, Bruce Springsteen fans of South Asian descent. But after reading Sarfraz Manzoor’s "Greetings from Bury Park," I realize we’re far from alone.

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Being a Cubs fan is rough. A Muslim Cubs fan? Even rougher

Joe Ricketts' later apology was hollow and insufficient. Switching sides and rooting for the White Sox, though, isn’t an option.

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Homecoming feels a little less welcoming

The bullies are now targeting us for our religion and they have come off the swing sets and into political office.

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Working the Story: How the Sun-Times got the scoop on ‘Dirty Schools’

Listen as Lauren FitzPatrick explains how she uncovered the story of filthy conditions and failed cleanliness inspections at Chicago Public Schools.

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White House: Trump will donate $1 million to Harvey relief

Harvey's flood waters have heavily damaged tens of thousands of homes across Texas and killed at least 30 people.

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Probation for mom who dropped infant to death from 8th-floor window

Mubashra Uddin dropped the girl from the window shortly after giving birth. Besides probation, she was fined $579 and got credit for 603 days in jail.

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Father held on $750,000 bail after 3-year-old boy shot

Charges filed Friday against 34-year old Michael D. Riley and Gwenddolyn Holloway, 28, include a felony count of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.