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
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 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
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
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
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
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