Yesterday in New York City, the Yemeni-American bodega owners who closed their stores in protest held a rally just after 5pm. They closed their stores that morning at noon, after remaining open in the morning for their regular customers, and would reopen at 8pm.

“We want to say to the world: No ban, no racism; we want to protect the Constitution.”

Many of these shop owners are US citizens with stories to tell: how hard they work for their communities, how they came to America, and how the travel ban has left family and friends stranded. Read all about it! from RollingStone.

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