Time has afforded us some emotional distance from the terror attacks and subsequent manhunt in Boston earlier this month. I’ve collected some of the most interesting and insightful articles and analyses in this special Boston edition of Linksies. Please submit any pieces you think I should have included in the comments section.
Muslims Talking to Ourselves
- No room for radicals in our mosques
- Open letter to Asra Nomani
- Muslim youth, your time has come
- Tsarnaev’s mosque outburst
- Do you even hear Muslims when we condemn terrorism?
- What it’s like to be Muslim in Boston right now
- Comments on funeral prayers for reprobates
United States of Islamophobia
- How much danger do we face from homegrown jihadis?
- How should we combat Islamophobia?
- Rep. Andre Carson on Boston Bombings
- Even if it was a Muslim, so what?
- Writing about terrorists who happen to be Muslim
- WSJ op-ed: more surveillance of Muslim community
- 5 Dumbest things said about the Boston Marathon explosion
- When the perpetrator is Muslim, the motive must be Islam
Chechnya is not the Czech Republic
- The Roots of Chechen Rage
- Fathers and sons and Chechnya
- If media covered America the way we cover foreign cultures
- The light and the wound: America and the global community
- Why the media treats right-wing and Islamist terror differently
- Where even is the Czech Republic?
- Muslims beyond caricatures
- The wrong kind of Caucasian
- Understanding the power of whiteness
- Can interfaith dialogue cure religious violence?
- The Curious Case of Katherine Russell
- Imaginary “dark males” haunt reporters