Politics

Do U.S. Muslims Condemn Terrorism?

Recently, Muslims in the United States have been accused of being sympathetic to – or outright supportive of – acts of terrorism carried out in the name of Islam. For instance, a 2018 report issued by the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security pictured Muslims as potential domestic terrorist threats. President Donald Trump… Continue reading Do U.S. Muslims Condemn Terrorism?

Islamophobia

Hate Group in Texas Threatens to Kill Muslims – And Nobody Asks Where the Group Was Radicalized

Where were they radicalized? That’s the question we should be asking. An extremist group of white, presumably Christian men in Texas are training against a non-existent Islamic “uprising” by dipping their bullets in pig’s blood and bacon grease to target Muslims. The fact that consumption of pork is forbidden in Islam is well-known. The extremist group, based in… Continue reading Hate Group in Texas Threatens to Kill Muslims – And Nobody Asks Where the Group Was Radicalized

Poems · Sociology

Transcending the Anti-Muslim Mobs of Tennessee

A recent event at the Manchester Convention Center in Tennessee has received news headlines. According to the Tennessean: During the keynote speech given by Bill Killian, U.S. Attorney of the Eastern District of Tennessee, audience members continually interrupted, making it difficult to understand what was said. Killian brought a PowerPoint presentation that covered the First… Continue reading Transcending the Anti-Muslim Mobs of Tennessee