Using video, audio, and written word, Shadowproof columnist Roqayah Chamseddine will profile a Muslim American every week, but we need our readers’ help.
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.
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.”
Historically, animus against Muslims in the U.S. has existed since they first lived in the United the country.
My experiences of homophobia, Islamophobia, and the crushing weight of living under capitalism cannot be conveniently separated out into different issues.
The hurried characterization of Omar Mateen as a foreign bogeyman goes well beyond reactionary, formulaic reciprocation; it is the lens through which all American Muslims are viewed.
Clinton urged Americans to recall the “spirit of 9/12” during her response to the Orlando massacre—ignoring how American Muslims were treated after 9/11.
The lawsuit demands redress for muslims placed on the No Fly List and “falsely stigmatized as ‘known or suspected’ terrorists.”
We’ve witnessed a formulaic normalization of anti-Muslim sentiment expressed by leading political personalities, and candidates running for president.
Our new column will introduce readers to stories from the margins of complex and oft-ignored realities being faced by communities that continue to resist