Exclusive Trailer: ALTER Targets Islamophobia In Social Horror/Thriller Short THE INVADERS

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Yet again, Gunpowder & Sky’s horror brand ALTER is here to bring audiences something timely, relevant, and powerful. In exactly one week, they’ll be releasing writer/director Mateo Márquez’ short film The Invaders, the award-nominated Best International Short from last year’s Fantasia Film Festival. The film tackles the alarming Islamophobia that is growing amongst many countries.Continue Reading

It’s time for Muslim Americans to condemn Hamza Yusuf

Prominent Muslim American scholar Hamza Yusuf agreed to be part of a 10-member panel that would examine the role of human rights in US  policy [File: AP]

His membership in a commission that could help the Trump administration roll back human rights is the last straw.

Since the beginning of Donald Trump’s presidency in January 2017, many American Muslim leaders have been busy fighting back against the repressive, Islamophobic policies designed and implemented by his administration.Continue Reading

Tucker Carlson’s Latest Racist Rant Against Ilhan Omar Is a New Low, Even for Him

Tucker Carlson delivers a racist rant against Rep. Ilhan Omar on his Fox News show.

Tucker Carlson has delivered some abhorrent, racist, dangerous rants over the years but his latest against Rep. Ilhan Omar might genuinely be his absolute worst ever.

Since taking office, Rep. Omar has not held back when talking about the aspects of the country she sees as needing improvement. In a recent profile in the Washington Post, she describes the racism, classism, and Islamophobia she’s seen since she first came here as a child and a refugee. She talks about the disappointment in realizing firsthand the difference between America the myth and America the reality.Continue Reading

It’s Time for the Democratic Candidates to Confront Islamophobia

Demonstrators take part in a protest against Islamophobia at Times Square in New York

In 2016, Donald Trump ran for president, in part, on banning Muslims. The Muslim Ban was a product of his first month in office. So, it would have been logical for Democratic candidates to express their concerns about the Muslim Ban and emphasize their commitment to upholding our nation’s constitutional ideals of protecting religious minorities.

But at the first round of Democratic presidential debates of the campaign season, none but one of the 20 candidates on stage even mentioned Muslims or the Muslim Ban. On Wednesday night, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said, “I’m proud to have been the first governor to stand up against Donald Trump’s heinous Muslim ban.” Aside from this one comment, however, Muslims didn’t come up.Continue Reading

After bullet strikes Ohio home, Muslim family fears their attire, Ramadan lights motivated crime

Quran Holy Book Of Muslims In Mosque

As the holiest month for Muslims kicked off, one family in Butler County is fearful that their religious expression may have motivated someone to shoot at their home. A bullet narrowly missed two of the family members, according to the Cincinnati chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, or CAIR, an organization founded in 1994 to empower American Muslims and to protect civil rights.Continue Reading

Mainstream Charities Are Unwittingly Funding Anti-Muslim Hate Groups, Report Says

The nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization says that charitable foundations, mostly mainstream, are directly and indirectly giving millions of dollars to anti-Muslim hate groups.Continue Reading

Hate crimes related to religion on the rise

Hate crimes related to religion on the rise

A plague of threats and attacks on religious people and institutions in Canada is challenging believers to stand up for one another, faith leaders said in the wake of a new Statistics Canada report on hate crimes.Continue Reading