Tag: Racism

Lessons from History for the Here and Now: Thoughts Inspired by “When Muslims Admired the West and Were Admired Back”

I highly recommend reading this article (link below) by UCLA history professor Nile Green. We need to learn more from the lessons of history as we endeavour to forge mutually enriching ties between Muslims and the “western world” in the present. One of the…

Stop Islamophobia: a battle for public opinion

The following is a letter I wrote and posted to Larry Mantle’s Air Talk facebook page, in response to his coverage of the horrific events in San Bernardino. His is by no means the only voice promoting these harmful and erroneous views. People of…

Race Matters? White Cop Who Killed Black Man During Hurricane Katrina Acquitted

Originally posted on Bossip:
Where’s the justice? White Cop Aquitted of Killing Black Man During Hurricane Katrina Aftermath Another cop who got away with unjustly killing a young black man. According to NY Daily News: A federal jury on Wednesday acquitted a former New…

A dispatch from our “post-racial” society… or, as Flavor Flav put it best, “Don’t believe the hype!”

So now "working while black" can be added to "driving while black" as crimes in the U.S.? Zero-tolerance for racism! http://t.co/DE79aQsqYo — HumanWritesBlog (@HumanWritesBlog) December 2, 2013

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