President Obama invited Muslim boy: A 14-year-old Muslim boy Ahmed Mohamed, who was suspended and arrested after his teachers believed that a homemade clock he made looked like a bomb. Now he was cheered by President Barack Obama congratulated and invited him to the White House, Facebook and Google for his innovation.
A 14-year-old Muslim boy Ahmed Mohamed went to his high school in Texas, he was so excited. A teenager with dreams of becoming an engineer, he wanted to show his teacher the digital clock he made with a pencil case. the day ended not with praise, but punishment, he was suspended and arrested after his teachers believed that a homemade clock he made looked like a bomb.
“I built a clock to impress my teacher but when I showed it to her, she thought it was a threat to her. It was really sad that she took the wrong impression of it.” Ahmed said.
The incident created an anger in the country with messages of support streaming in from President Barack Obama. Now The president congratulated him and invited him to the White House.Obama tweeted: “Cool clock, Ahmed. Want to bring it to the White House? We should inspire more kids like you to like science. It’s what makes America great.”
The social media support for the teenager rushed in from other high-profile figures. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg praised Ahmed’s “skill and ambition” and extended an invite to the teenager.