The Common Good

Never Again: Shaima Alawadi and Islamophobia in America

Muslim women pray at a Virginia mosque. Photo by Jahi Chikwendiu/Washington Pos

Shaima Alawadi's head had been repeatedly smashed in with a tire iron. Next to Alawadi’s barely breathing body was a note: “Go back to your country, you terrorist." The 32-year-old mother of five died of her injuries on Saturday.