Muslim Libertarians Fight Islamophobia in a New Way

"How can we find new ways to stop prejudice?"This is a vital question.Bias hurts both the general public and specific communities. The American Muslim community, in particular, has been exploring new ways of addressing Islamophobia -- the irrational fear of Muslims.At ILLUME Magazine, an award-winning digital news outlet that comes from the American Muslim experience, we've seen a number of imaginative answers to anti-Muslim stereotypes.We were surprised, however, when we learned … [Read more...]

Speaking up For a Silenced Voice: The Case of H. Rap Brown

By Obaid H. SiddiquiImam Jamil Al-Amin, once known as H. Rap Brown, rose to fame for his eloquently defiant revolutionary stance against the institutional and social racism of the 1960s, and then for his role as a local, national, and international Muslim leader in the decades since. He rose to infamy after his murder conviction in 2002. Yet, most people have never heard of him.I knew of him vaguely through brief news stories in the past. When I had spoken to anyone about his case, I … [Read more...]