“By limiting the definition of terrorism to mean violence perpetrated by Muslims, we’re creating the false impressions that all terrorists are muslim. Once you believe that all terrorists are Muslim, it’s not hard to make the leap that all Muslims are terrorists.”
14 Things Muslims Get Tired of Hearing During Ramadan
Now that we’re well into Ramadan, chances are we’ve all been relentlessly hit with the same tireless questions and comments that we’re just tired of hearing. In no particular order, here’s a quick list of things Muslims get tired of hearing during Ramadan, strictly for bants. 🙂 “….not even water?” “….so, like, you don’t…
Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton Got Super Petty With Each Other on Twitter
Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump took to Twitter yesterday to engage in some petty behavior of epic proportions. Drake called it in “Summer Sixteen”–playing dirty, not clean. Petty Tendergrass versus Petty Crocker for President, y’all. What a time to be alive.
That Time Muhammad Ali Gave an Epic Answer When Asked If He Had a Bodyguard
He was called The Champ for a reason.
Muhammad Ali Passes Away at Age 74
It is with great sadness that we report that brother Muhammad Ali, beloved boxer and civil rights champion, has passed away. Muhammad Ali died Friday evening at a Phoenix-area hospital. NBC News reports that he had spent the past few days being treated for respiratory complications. He was 74. The three-time World Heavyweight Champion boxer fought a…
New Jersey Lawmakers Introduce Bills Opposing Free Speech & BDS
With the Israeli apartheid in Palestine continuing, New Jersey’s chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is calling on Jersey lawmakers to oppose a set of bills currently in state legislature that would violate the constitutionally-guranteed free speech rights of companies and institutions–including schools–that participate in the international boycott of Israel’s illegal occupation of the West…
An Elderly Florida Man Committed an Islamophobic Hate Crime…While Naked
Seventy two year old Jackie Hammock was arrested last week after he released his five dogs to attack a Bichon Frise belonging to Azard Baksh. According to Hammock, Baksh is a “Muslim terrorist.” Baksh told WFLA that the tragic incident went down this past Monday, when his small dog, Myra, stopped to use the bathroom in the…
Is There a Government Blacklist Delaying Citizenship for Muslims?
Thirteen Muslims in Missouri are suing the federal government after claiming there’s a “blacklist” delaying citizenship for Muslim applicants. The application review program adopted by U.S. Citizenship & Immigration, CAARP, is a so-called “secret” program that “allows them to basically presume that people are terrorists.” The USCIS counters that the agency doesn’t comment on pending litigation,…
13 of Our Favorite Malcolm X Quotes
In honor of Malcolm X’s 91st birthday, we put together a gallery of our fave Malcolm X quotes.
This Dude Has One of the Greatest Promposals of All Time
It really doesn’t get much better than this…
Is Iran Accusing Kim Kardashian of Being a Secret Agent?
Iran has recently stepped up their culture cop game, sending bunches of undercover police into communities to enforce modest behavior, like the country’s dress code, which includes mandatory hijab for women. The agency tasked with policing domestic culture and thwarting the influence of other nations–particularly Western influence–is the Revolutionary Guards Corp, and they’ve recently named an unlikely…
This TEDx Talk Totally Nails the Muslim Girl Mission
Rutgers student Nouran Shehata gives an amazing TEDx talk on re-claiming our stories. She explains that an infographic demonstrating that the majority of media attention given to Muslims is overwhelmingly negative inspired her to champion the revolution of digital storytelling, and the meaningful global impact we have when we take back our own narratives.
ICYMI: That Time Tyrese Wrote an Open Letter to Trump in Support of Muslims
In case you missed it, a few months ago, actor Tyrese took to his Instagram account to write an open letter to Donald Trump, telling him, “You offended my Muslim community.” Tyrese dragged Trump for his proposed Muslim ban, and compared him to Hitler. The actor continued, “Islam is PEACE….. THE ACTS OF SOME of ANY…
You Absolutely MUST Read This Amazing Twitter Thread Shoutout
Twitter user and spoken word poet @palestyria recently took to Twitter to create an epically heartwarming thread shouting out all the Muslims who may feel overlooked, forgotten, or struggle within our ummah. We absolutely had to share, so check it out. We hope you’ll share these profoundly uplifting words, too.
Donald Trump Wants Rudy Giuliani to Help Him Figure Out How to Ban Muslims
Another day, another episode of the real-life reality TV show/circus that America’s Presidential election is becoming…starring, of course, reality TV vet Donald Trump. Trump did a phone interview with the increasingly pro-Trump Fox News yesterday morning, and the topic inevitably turned to his proposed “Muslim ban.” “We have to be extremely careful,” Trump told them….