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Q&A: About Those Pro-Muslim Subway Ads

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 10.08.2012 | New York

As announced last week, a series of pro-Muslim advertising campaigns urging religious tolerance are expected to be unveiled in New York City's subway ...

'Love Your Neighbor' Wasn't Just a Suggestion

Jim Wallis | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The roots of anti-American hostilities in the Middle East run deep (literally and figuratively). We can start with the fact that our oil (and its economy) lies beneath their sands. Couple that with U.S. support of repressive and backward regimes, the continual presence of foreign troops on their land and in their holy places, and the endless wars waged there, ultimately fueled by the geopolitics of energy. Injustices and violence caused by the oil economy have sparked a reaction from dangerous religious fundamentalists in the Islamic world. This week, ugly anti-Islam ads implying that Muslims are uncivilized "savages" began appearing in New York City subways, prompting many people of good faith from across the nation to speak out against the ads. Sojourners now plans to bring a message of love -- a light in the darkness -- to counter the hate.

A Yom Kippur Reflection: The Conflict Between Coexistence and the Destruction of Human Life

Russell Simmons | Posted 11.25.2012 | Black Voices
Russell Simmons

On this day of reflection and introspection, are we really OK to turn our heads and look the other way when our Muslim brothers and sisters are held up for contempt in such a public way?

IMAGE: Does This Ad Make Light Of Rape?

Posted 09.25.2012 | New York

Despite an alarming four rapes in New York City parks in the past month, Bowlmor Lanes is reportedly considering running a controversial subway poster...

#MySubwayAd: People Respond To Anti-Islamic Subway Ads

The Huffington Post | Jahnabi Barooah | Posted 09.24.2012 | Religion

This morning controversial pro-Israel, anti-Islamic ads went up on 10 locations in New York City subway stations. The ad, which was condemned by sever...