30 Oct 2016

Federal Employee With Stage IV Cancer May Lose Job For Taking Medical Marijuana

A 36-year-old U.S. man diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer in March of this year is now being forced to confront the likelihood of losing his job should he choose to use marijuana for the purpose of relieving symptoms caused by his cancer and cancer treatments. John Doe is a

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Arnessa Buljusmic-Kustura during the war in Bosnia.
24 Oct 2016

Interview: Arnessa Buljusmic-Kustura, Bosnian-American Analyst And Single Mother

In the latest installment of “Islam In America,” Arnessa Buljusmic-Kustura, a Bosnian-American analyst, community organizer, and single mother, is profiled.

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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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Still from preview video of "Islam In America." Animation by Roqayah Chamseddine.
01 Oct 2016

Interview With Roqayah Chamseddine About Her New Project, ‘Islam In America’

In an interview, Roqayah Chamseddine talks about why it was important to pursue a new journalism project challenging representations of American Muslims.

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