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Islam in the Media

Can Muslims Be 'All-American'?

Krystina Friedlander | Posted 07.01.2013 | Religion
Krystina Friedlander

If Muslims aren't "all-American," and if "all-American" is used to describe white women before they convert to a racialized faith, then assumptions about who is "all-American" not only deny 3 million Muslims of their national and cultural identity as Americans, but they deny full Americanness to anyone who isn't white.

Action And Interaction Needed In Muslim-Western Relations Advocate

Sara Reef | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sara Reef

The vast majority of individuals in both Muslim-majority and Western countries surveyed in a recent poll believe greater interaction between them would be a benefit rather than a threat.

Muslims And Intolerance

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Christopher Brauchli

It's the Muslims' fault. They're spoiling everything for the rest of us. That's because they are bringing out the worst in us, and it turns out there is a lot of worst for them to bring out.

The Potpourri Resolution for a Ground Zero Mosque

Zahra Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Zahra Khan

Adherents to Islam form a vulnerable racial minority before a prejudiced media that uses religious misnomers like "Islamic terrorist" to develop public support for attacking adherents to Islam, a word that literally means "Peace."

The 99: Reclaiming the Wonder of Islam for a New Generation

Eboo Patel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eboo Patel

Why not make a comic book series of a group of superheroes inspired by Islam, write into it some age-old Islamic archetypes like the ninety-nine names of God, and give it a fully twenty-first-century form? Hence The 99.