Twitter Trending story of a Muslim teen Ahmed Mohamed who got cuffed in school for bringing in a clock mistaken to be a bomb by his teacher.
According to Iriving Police, The spokesman officer said ” We attempted to question the Juvenile about what it was and he would simply tell us it was a clock.” They arrested him under interrogation he simply refused to admit it was something else. This reason is worse than fiction. They have since dropped charges and apologized.
Ever since the news broke out on twitter, The internet has blown. People are now standing with Ahmed after it was confirmed a Homemade Clock. The 9th grade teen has received so much support and welcome roll out from Media experts and Social media CEOS’ including an invitation to the White House from President Barack Obama.
President Obama Tweeted:
“Cool Clock Ahmed. Want to bring it to the White House?
We should inspire more kids like you to like Science.
Its what makes America great”
Google Science Fair ✔ @googlescifair
Hey Ahmed- we’re saving a seat for you at this weekend’s Google Science Fair…want to come? Bring your clock! #IStandwithAhmed
7:41 PM – 16 Sep 2015
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Nasa scientists have also offered the teenager visits to their labs.
Top-rated university MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) made its pitch on live television when an MSNBC interview with Ahmed cut to Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, who works for the university’s physics department.
She said: “You are my ideal student. A creative, independent thinker like you is the kind of person who should be becoming a physicist.”
Ms Prescod-Weinstein invited Ahmed to visit MIT and said her former advisors at Harvard University also wanted to take him on a tour of their astrophysics facility.
This is a case where Negativity turns around to become immense opportunity.
Read more on twitter.