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Call it the Weinstein Effect: other serial abusers are being systematically outed, not by single accusers by by legions of women speaking out in solidarity. This is why the #MeToo campaign exists, to provide collective voice and solidarity to women …Read More

Houston has a large, diverse Muslim community, that is as much a part of the civic fabric of the city as any other group – and during Hurricane Harvey, Houston’s Muslims are doing their part. My own community, the Dawoodi …Read More

Here is what Linda Sarsour had to say at ISNA about Jihad: In these United States of America, if you sit back idly in the face of injustice, if you maintain the current status quo that not only oppresses Muslims, …Read More

President Obama’s Ramadan greetings were drafted by Muslims in his administration, so they are not perhaps as useful for comparison to President Trump. So instead, without much comment, I am reproducing President George W. Bush’s first Ramadan greeting, issued just …Read More

via Lucky – this is not good: Attention all passengers Text of the announcement: Following instructions from the concerned US departments, we kindly inform our dearest passengers departing to and arriving from the United States that carrying any electronic or …Read More

Muslim women were not just the symbol of the March – they were also boots on the ground. Linda Sarsour’s speech at the DC march: examples of other Muslim women attending marches: “Ever since the election, I’ve kind of felt …Read More

This evening, I am honored to be a part of the Voices for Freedom celebration at Temple Aliyah here in the San Fernando Valley. This is an annual interfaith event honoring the spirit of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, …Read More

In 2002, the Bush Administration created a Muslim Registration Database, called NSEERS. It was finally dismantled in 2011 by President Obama and had a perfect score of 0 terrorists caught out of 100,000 registered. The architect of NSEERS, Kris Koback, …Read More

I saw the tragedy in Nice yesterday and like everyone else with a conscience, I despaired. My prayers are humble but I offered them regardless for the victims and their families, and the people of France. I hope that the …Read More

The overwhelming priority of most people during Ramadan is to decide what to eat and when. However, for those with an active lifestyle, food is just half of the equation. Professional athletes have long balanced Ramadan and training – from …Read More