Politics for a New Millennium: Jackson, MS Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba

By Imam Khalid Fattah Griggs ICNA Vice President Civic Engagement During the first quarter of the 21st century, the American political landscape has witnessed seismic shifts during its electoral cycles. A virtual stealth ultra-conservative political movement, that later identified itself as the Tea Party, captured state legislatures and governor’s mansions in 2010 in response to the election of the nation’s … Read more Politics for a New Millennium: Jackson, MS Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba

The Portland Train Victims Were Heroes

Source: Washington Post By Editorial Board TALIESIN MYRDDIN NAMKAI MECHE, 23, and Rick Best, 53, were killed when they — along with a third man , who was injured — intervened as two young women were being terrorized with anti-Muslim insults by a rider on a commuter train in Portland, Ore. They probably saved the women’s lives. They are heroes. Their … Read more The Portland Train Victims Were Heroes

10 Tips to Safeguard Your Mosque in the Era of Anti-Muslim Bigotry

Hate crimes against the Muslim community are on a rise especially after the election of Donald Trump. One of the main targets for this hate have been mosques. Since Trump entered the White House, mosques have been vandalized, set on fire, and worshipers shot to death. On top of that, we have far-right islamophobes in the White House, who are closely linked … Read more 10 Tips to Safeguard Your Mosque in the Era of Anti-Muslim Bigotry