27 Jan 2017

Trump’s Muslim Ban: Executive Order Is Grotesque Product Of Fear And Prejudice

President Donald Trump signed an executive order that effectively lays a strong foundation for instituting a ban against Muslims, as he pledged to do during his presidential campaign. The executive order asserts hundreds of foreign-born individuals were convicted or implicated in “terrorist-related crimes” since the September 11 attacks, which is

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27 Jan 2017

American Muslims Stop More Terror Attacks Than The NSA

Trump’s “extreme vetting” order will be seen by American Muslims as discriminatory and may undermine a major counterterror asset: Muslims themselves.

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23 Jan 2017

Emboldened By Countersubversive President, Network Of Sites Demonize Women’s March Organizer

A network of conservative websites has spread malicious attacks intended to demonize one of the co-chairs of the Women’s March, which mobilized millions of Americans to resist President Donald Trump’s administration. Linda Sarsour is a Palestinian-American Muslim racial justice and civil rights activist. She is a mother of three children

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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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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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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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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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