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Draw Muhammad

'Everybody Draw Muhammad Day': The New Campus Culture Wars

Eboo Patel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eboo Patel

Draw Muhammad Day has largely been discussed in the frame of free speech vs. fundamentalist Islam. But shouldn't universities be boldly advancing the narrative of actions that build inclusiveness vs. actions that marginalize a community?

Draw Muhammad Day: Collectively Punishing Muslim Americans

Shahed Amanullah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Shahed Amanullah

The right of free speech doesn't absolve people from being assholes. And with Draw Muhammad Day, the participating artists are proving themselves to be just that.

Defending Free Speech Against Fundamentalist Islam?

Eboo Patel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eboo Patel

It seems to me that there's a dangerous sleight of hand going on here, a pretense that by drawing Muhammad you are bravely taking on the Dragon Threatening Civilization when in fact you are just hurting your Muslim neighbors.