Why #MyJihad Doesn’t Engage with Islamophobes Like Pamela Geller

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By Angie Emara I am writing this as an opportunity to clarify the misconceptions, misreporting and misunderstanding surrounding the #MyJihad campaign, of which, I am the project coordinator and essentially lead day-in and da- out. And night. And in my dreams. So really, not many others can give you the straight deal on this campaign [Read More...]

Dr. King’s Dream, A Presidential Inauguration, and America Today

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By Zainab Chaudry Raindrops splatter against the window – briefly clinging to its cool, damp surface before slowly sliding down and collecting into amorphic pools on the pane. The myriad of drops represent people, the descent – their lifespan from birth to death. Each drop begins as a single entity. Gradually as it makes its [Read More...]

Why are American Muslims Critical of CAIR?

CAIR under the microscope

By Rabia Chaudry A month ago Altmuslim published part one of a two-part series on the attacks and controversy surrounding the Council on American-Islamic Relations, better known as CAIR. The article received much feedback and interest, primarily from CAIR employees and volunteers and other Muslim activists. It seemed to strike many chords, both good and [Read More...]

The Vilification of CAIR

CAIR under the microscope

By Rabia Chaudry The is the first in a two-part series on the vilification of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and how the American Muslim community has responded. There is only one national organization in the United States whose primary mission is protecting the civil liberties of American Muslims, and that is the Council [Read More...]


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