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What If Charlottesville Protesters Were Black Muslims?

If you do not believe that there is a “white privilege” double-standard in America today, the only thing that you need to ask yourself in the aftermath of the Charlottesville protests is the...

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Mosque Bombed & Trump Doesn’t Care

Let us imagine if we woke up one fine Sunday morning to hear the news of a bombing at a Minnesota church full of white blond-haired parishioners preparing to begin their morning prayers. If that hypothetical scenario...

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Black Muslim Psychology Conference: On Islamophobia and Anti-Blackness

On July 21-22, 2017, the Muslim Wellness Foundation organized the 3rd Annual Black Muslim Psychology Conference (BMPC). This year’s theme was “Leading with Compassion.” The conference “explored the role of leaders in facilitating...

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Pew Study: U.S. Muslims Feel Unwelcome Yet Hopeful

There can be little debate that the election of Donald Trump has disparately impacted millions of women, Latinos, people with disabilities, the LGBT community and many more. Additionally, there are millions of American...

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What’s Wrong with the ‘March Against Sharia’

On June 10, 2017, ACT for America will host a series of marches “against sharia” in 27 cities across the United States. To many Americans — for whom sharia is synonymous with violence,...

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From Concentration Camps to Immigration Bans

Today’s refusal to trust Muslims as citizens is based on the same argument historically made to support the incarceration of Japanese Americans Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt legalized the...

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After Trump’s Saudi speech, don’t forget his connections to Islamophobia

Since President Trump’s speech to Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia, some journalists and pundits are praising what they see as the president’s “softer” tone on Islam. “This is not a battle between different...

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“Terrorism” in the Republican and Democratic Platforms: What are the Implications?

Near the end of his speech at the Democratic National Convention, former President Bill Clinton stated, “If you’re a Muslim and you love America and freedom and you hate terror, stay here and...

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Pope Francis visits Poland at a tense time for relations between Europe’s Christians and Muslims

Pope Francis has stated that the ‘world is at war’ following the series of recent terrorist attacks in France and Germany, including the murder of the Catholic priest Jacques Hamel on 26 July....

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Lessons Learned from President Eisenhower’s Mosque Visit 59 Years Ago

Visits to American mosques by sitting U.S. Presidents are a big deal. Only three have ever done so. President Dwight D. Eisenhower was the first to visit a mosque on June 28th, 1957. This...

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