Tag: Islamophobia

Living with Islamophobia

At first glance, people would not assume I am Middle Eastern, specifically Palestinian. I always thought my large nose easily gives it away, but my name is the first indicator that I am a Muslim. 

Commentary: What we can learn from Poway

In the Diaspora, we observe an eighth day of Passover, during which we celebrate the conclusion of a holiday that honors the Exodus and we say Yizkor, a memorial prayer for the deceased recited four times a year.

Stop ganging up on Rep. Omar

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minnesota, one of the first Muslim woman elected to Congress, has been attacked maliciously by President Donald Trump for comments she made that were taken out of context – she has now received an influx of death threats since President Trump posted a video signaling that Omar was dismissive of the 2001 deadly terrorist attacks.

Let’s talk gun control now

Within a week after the mass shootings that killed 49 in two New Zealand Mosques last month, New Zealand’s government changed the gun laws to prevent something like this from happening again. 

Islam deserves religious liberty

The religion of Islam has a current following of 1.8 billion people, yet some, including legislators challenge Islam’s status as a religion, therefore they believe, followers of Islam should not be protected by the First Amendment.

Muslims discuss bigotry

The University of La Verne held a panel discussion on Islamophobia Wednesday to consider discrimination that Muslim communities face today in America, as part of the One Book, One University event.

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