Muslim Teen Gets Accepted Into Stanford By Writing #BlackLivesMatter 100 Times On Application

","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"“To me, to be Muslim is to be a BLM ally, and I honestly can’t imagine it being any other way for me,” Ahmed said. “Furthermore, it’s critical to realize that one-fourth to one-third of the Muslim community in America are black … and to separate justice for Muslims from justices for the black community is to erase the realities of the plurality of our community.”","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Congrats to Ziad for standing his ground and getting into one of the most prestigious universities in the country.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"},{"text":"College Bucket List: What To Do Your Four Years Of School List","level":3,"displayType":"header"}]}]; var articleType = 'ARTICLE'; var favoriteImage = ''; var articleDescription = 'Ziad Ahmed, a high school senior from New Jersey, just took college applications to a whole new level. This weekend Ahmed was accepted into the prestigious Stanford University, but it’s how he did it that makes his acceptance even more extraordinary. On the school’s application prospective students were asked, “What matters to you and why?” and Ahmed, who attends Princeton Day School in Princeton, NJ, had only one response: Black Lives Matter.'; var slide_index = parseInt(0); var slide_json = createSlides(slides, articleType, favoriteImage); var initial_slide = slide_index; var initial_url = location.pathname + location.search; var base_url = '/2017/04/04/ziad-ahmed-stanford-university-acceptance-muslim-student-black-lives-matter-application-details/'; var next_gallery = '/2016/12/23/ex-brings-erotic-photos-to-exs-wedding-details-photos/'; var first_load = true; var has_scrolled = false; var title = "Muslim Teen Gets Accepted Into Stanford By Writing #BlackLivesMatter 100 Times On Application"; var path = base_url