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Islamic Scholar Tariq Ramadan

On Tariq Ramadan’s Unjust, Unconscionable and Cruel Treatment

By  Paola Garcia -  June 18, 2018 New York – Tariq Ramadan, the most prominent scholar of Islam in Europe, was incarcerated on February 2nd of this year, and placed in solitary...
Yemen: Understanding the conflict

Yemen: Understanding the conflict

The military conflict now escalating in Yemen threatens the lives of more than 250,000 people in the port city Hodeidah while 8 million more people across...
Why Jefferson’s vision of American Islam matters today

Why Jefferson’s vision of American Islam matters today

After last year’s deliberate break with tradition, President Donald Trump has resumed the iftar dinner – the sundown meal during the Islamic fasting month of...
Falsehoods, Sandy Hook and suing Alex Jones

Falsehoods, Sandy Hook and suing Alex Jones

Alex Jones, a well-known media personality, falsely claims you were an accomplice in faking the murder of your own child. You sue him. It seems such...
Federal judge rules Trump’s Twitter account is a public forum

Federal judge rules Trump’s Twitter account is a public forum

A federal judge in New York has ruled that President Donald Trump cannot block people from following or viewing his @realDonaldTrump Twitter account. While the case will...
How Christian media is shaping American politics

How Christian media is shaping American politics

For Americans growing up between the 1950s and the 1980s, religion was not a regular presence on television. Aside from Sunday morning shows or...
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Warren official resigns after anti-Muslim posts

A Warren official whom the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations called on to resign for making anti-Muslim comments on social media...
It’s time to ask deeper questions about school shootings

It’s time to ask deeper questions about school shootings

To what extent does school – through things like athletics, homecoming royalties or dances – encourage what some political scientists have called the “status...
Local media struggle to hold Sinclair accountable

Local media struggle to hold Sinclair accountable

Sinclair Broadcast Group’s stations are under renewed scrutiny following Deadspin’s release of a montage of anchors reading the same script about fake news. Since then, many of...
A peek into the lives of Puerto Rican Muslims and what Ramadan means post Hurricane Maria

A peek into the lives of Puerto Rican Muslims and what Ramadan means post...

For Juan, Ramadan is a balancing act. On the one hand is his religious faith and practice. On the other is his land, his...