Donald Trump. Photo by Gage Skidmore.
19 Oct 2016

Delete Your Account – Episode 21: Liberals For Trump

Roqayah and Kumars are joined once more by our friends Douglas Williams and Cato, two labor organizers who are the forces behind The South Lawn blog.

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Image from the movie "Hacksaw Ridge." Source: http://www.hacksawridge.movie/
17 Oct 2016

Film Review: ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Captures Struggle To Show Mercy During War

Mel Gibson’s emotional film “Hacksaw Ridge” tells the story of Doss, played by Andrew Garfield, and his fight not to carry a weapon on the battlefield.

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Photo by coppet marcel on Flickr.
11 Oct 2016

Delete Your Account – Episode 20: The Forgotten War in Yemen

On this episode, Roqayah and Kumars speak with Afrah Nasser, an independent Yemeni journalist and blogger.

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Eman Abdelhadi, labor organizer and queer Muslim.
10 Oct 2016

Interview: Eman Abdelhadi, Labor Organizer And Queer Muslim

In the aftermath of the attack at the Pulse nightclub, Eman Abdelhadi, a queer Muslim, saw an opportunity to challenge the erasure of LGBT Muslims.

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Still from broadcast of 2016 Presidential Town Hall on October 9.
10 Oct 2016

Trump And Clinton Believe Muslims Have A Duty To Spy On Their Community

Gorbah Hamed asked the candidates how they’ll help Muslims “deal with the consequences of being labeled as a threat to the country after the election is over?”

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Youth delegation participants observed a protest at a military base on March 27. Diego Alejandro's sign reads: "I don't want them to FORCE us to walk through minefields and swim in rivers of blood. I want to be FREE and follow my conscience." Photo by FOR-USA Fellowship of Reconciliation.
06 Oct 2016

Delete Your Account – Episode 19: A Tenuous Peace for Colombia

On this episode, Roqayah and Kumars cover the shocking rejection of a peace deal negotiated between the Colombian government and communist FARC rebels.

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Muaz Zekeria, a video game enthusiast and writer, discusses his experiences as a black Muslim in the gaming industry. Still from "Islam In America."
04 Oct 2016

Interview: Muaz Zekeria, Black Muslim Gamer and Freelance Writer

In her first profile for “Islam In America,” Roqayah Chamseddine speaks with Muaz Zekeria about his experiences as a Black Muslim in the gaming industry.

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Prison compound no. 1, Angola, Louisiana. Leadbelly in the foreground / by Alan Lomax from Library of Congress
27 Sep 2016

Delete Your Account – Episode 18: Prison Strike Update

On this episode, we keep the focus on the massive, nationwide #PrisonStrike that began on September 9th and which we covered in our last episode.

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Photo by The All-Nite Images on Flickr.
19 Sep 2016

Delete Your Account – Episode 17: Slavery Never Ended

Roqayah and Kumars interview several organizers affiliated with the prison labor strike currently happening at dozens of facilities across the country.

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Fidencio Sanchez (Source: https://www.gofundme.com/2am4q7kk)
16 Sep 2016

When Charity Tokenizes Laborers And Fuels Loathing Of Working Class

Ninety year-old Fidencio Sanchez has sold popsicles in Chicago for nearly 76 years, according to an interview with CNN. “I feel my body is starting to give up on me,” Sanchez said. “I suffer sometimes when it’s cold, and my arms and feet hurt.” Sanchez’s elderly wife, Eladia, used to help

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