Tag: US Muslims

‘Bild & Bubbla’: A Conversation on Islam and Comics with Fredrik Strömberg

‘Bild & Bubbla’: A Conversation on Islam and Comics with Fredrik Strömberg

[ 0 ] April 21, 2014 |

Column » Comics & Dialogue: Islam in Graphic Novels by A. DAVID LEWIS for ISLAMiCommentary on APRIL 21, 2014: “Comics & Dialogue” had the opportunity this month to speak with Swedish scholar Fredrik Strömberg; President of the Swedish Comics Association and editor of Bild & Bubbla (Scandinavia’s largest as well as the world’s second oldest magazine […]

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Editor’s Notebook: Security, Civil Liberties, and Community Partnerships in Focus

Editor’s Notebook: Security, Civil Liberties, and Community Partnerships in Focus

[ 0 ] April 18, 2014 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary on APRIL 17, 2014:  National security, the extent of the threat of homegrown terrorism in our cities, and tensions between law enforcement policies and civil liberties came into sharp focus this week. Tuesday marked the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, allegedly committed by brothers radicalized by […]

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US Press Declines to Call White Terrorism in Kansas, Nevada, White Terrorism (Juan Cole)

US Press Declines to Call White Terrorism in Kansas, Nevada, White Terrorism (Juan Cole)

[ 0 ] April 14, 2014 |

by JUAN COLE for INFORMED COMMENT on APRIL 14, 2014:  My Top Ten differences between White Terrorists and Others, judging by the Facebook shares, must be among the more popular pieces I have ever written. It keeps being proven correct by American journalism every day. I get hot under the collar thinking about all the effort the […]

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Zain Abdullah: A Muslim’s Search for Meaning

[ 0 ] April 11, 2014 |

by ZAIN ABDULLAH for HARVARD DIVINITY BULLETIN (WINTER/SPRING 2014. VOL. 42, Nos. 1 & 2):  THE FIRST TIME I heard about “bad” Muslims was well before President George W. Bush made his announcements after 9/11.1Three years later, Mahmood Mamdani pegged the idea to his book, Good Muslim, Bad Muslim.2 But, for me, it was in 1970. The American […]

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Abdullah Antepli: Hats Off to Brandeis University !

Abdullah Antepli: Hats Off to Brandeis University !

[ 0 ] April 10, 2014 |

by ABDULLAH ANTEPLI for DUKE CHRONICLE/HUFFINGTON POST on APRIL 10, 2014:  Last Monday morning, I read with disbelief and dismay that Brandeis University was scheduled to honor Ayan Hirsi Ali by awarding her an honorary degree as part of their commencement ceremony at the end of this academic year. My incurable optimism even made me […]

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Omar Offendum Joins Duke MSA Students in “Slam for Syria”

Omar Offendum Joins Duke MSA Students in “Slam for Syria”

[ 0 ] April 7, 2014 |

You are my … (Destiny) its hard livin in the West – when I know the East got the best of me … (Destiny) could be lookin in my eyes – but you’ll never really see the rest of me … (Destiny) can you hear me “maseeri” (my destiny)? … bi-lingual’s what im blessed to […]

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Pew: U.S. Doesn’t Rank High in Religious Diversity

Pew: U.S. Doesn’t Rank High in Religious Diversity

[ 0 ] April 4, 2014 |

by ALAN COOPERMAN and MICHAEL LIPKA for PEW RESEARCH CENTER on APRIL 4, 2014: The United States has often been described as a religiously diverse country, an image celebrated in forums ranging from scholarly work to a popular bumper sticker and even a recent Coca-Cola commercial during the Super Bowl. But, from a global perspective, the United States really is not all that religiously diverse, […]

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US State Department Releases Digital Publication on ‘American Muslims’

US State Department Releases Digital Publication on ‘American Muslims’

[ 0 ] April 3, 2014 |

via US STATE DEPARTMENT on APRIL 1, 2014:  The US State Department released it’s 2014 digital publication “American Muslims” on April 1, 2014. BY CATEGORY: English  عربي  DOWNLOAD: PDF Here are individual links to its contents below: Who Are American Muslims? Unity Through Diversity: The American Identity Islam and the United States Muslim Immigration American Muslims: Diverse, Valued, Vital […]

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Jamillah Karim: Muslim Women’s Dress, A Tool of Liberation

[ 0 ] March 25, 2014 |

by JAMILLAH KARIM for FROM THE SQUARE (BLOG) on MARCH 20, 2014:  It was in a black feminist/womanist course at Duke when I realized that black Muslim women fit squarely within black women’s tradition of navigating the complex of race, class, and gender struggles. Not, though, because there were any readings on black Muslim women. […]

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Islam Awareness Month Kicks Off as Duke’s Center for Muslim Life Turns 5

Islam Awareness Month Kicks Off as Duke’s Center for Muslim Life Turns 5

[ 0 ] March 19, 2014 |

Blue Devil Muslims Part of Campus Culture by ABDUL LATIF for ISLAMiCommentary on MARCH 19, 2014:  The Duke Muslim Student Association was formed some time in the late 80s/early 90s by a small group of students. They looked for Muslim names in the school phonebook, and some of them went to local mosques or gathered […]

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