Senator Jeff Sessions (left) and David Horowitz (right)
10 Jan 2017

Sessions At Confirmation Hearing: David Horowitz Is A ‘Most Brilliant Individual’

Far-right activist David Horowitz said of Senator Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing for Attorney General, “You will see a witch-hunt worse than anything McCarthy did directed by Democrats against Jeff Sessions.” Hardly, but the first day of the hearing featured effusive praise for Horowitz himself. Horowitz is a quite repugnant individual.

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March against Islamophobia in Minneapolis, Minnesota on September 17. (Photo by Fibonacci Blue)
29 Nov 2016

What Makes For Good Solidarity With American Muslims And What Doesn’t?

The desire to show solidarity with American Muslims is an undoubtedly magnanimous endeavor, and while camaraderie is indispensable, especially in the face of rising anti-Muslim violence, there are expressions and measures of support, which are more immediately impactful. Before getting into beneficial methods of solidarity, we must first examine the

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Devyn Springer
20 Nov 2016

Interview: Devyn Springer, Queer Black Muslim, On Homophobia In Islamic Spaces

In the first part of a three-part video from Roqayah Chamseddine’s “Islam In America” project, Devyn Springer talks about homophobia in Islamic spaces.

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Riz Ahmed (or Riz MC) of the Swetshop Boys (Photo by Jonathan Fisher)
19 Oct 2016

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Shoes Off’ by Swet Shop Boys

The Swet Shop Boys is a rap duo comprised of Himanshu Suri, who is known for his work with Das Racist, and actor Riz Ahmed, who goes by the moniker, Riz MC. Ahmed is a British Pakistani. Suri is of Punjabi-Indian descent. Their ethnicities and brown skin inevitably mean they

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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 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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Still from preview video of "Islam In America." Animation by Roqayah Chamseddine.
27 Sep 2016

Help Fund Roqayah Chamseddine’s New Project Dismantling Muslim Caricatures

Using video, audio, and written word, Shadowproof columnist Roqayah Chamseddine will profile a Muslim American every week, but we need our readers’ help.

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(Left to right) Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, and Sam Harris. Photo by reuvenim on Flickr.
23 Aug 2016

Delete Your Account – Episode 13: Fear Of The Other

Roqayah and Kumars are joined by joined by Imraan Siddiqi, who explains how Islamophobia manifests in ways that go far beyond mere criticism of Islam.

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Khalid Jabara. Photo from ABC News broadcast. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLsY35esl4Q
22 Aug 2016

Sister of Khalid Jabara Says Brother’s Murder Was ‘Foreseeable’

The sister of Khalid Jabara, an Arizona man of Lebanese origin, says the man who killed her brother “seemed to hate anyone who didn’t look like him.”

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The former US embassy in Tehran. Photo by Örlygur Hnefill on Flickr.
08 Aug 2016

Bigotry Against Muslims In 2016 Election Rooted In American History

Historically, animus against Muslims in the U.S. has existed since they first lived in the United the country.

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