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Social Justice Work: Not a Spectator Sport

Date: August 17, 2017 | Categories: Featured, Opinion, Opinion All, Structural Racism,

By Imam Khalid Fattah Griggs ICNA VP of Civic Engagement Let’s understand one undeniable truism from the outset, “White supremacy is not the exclusive purview of Republicans or Democrats, Conservatives or Liberals, Rich or Poor, Catholics or Protestants, Males or Females, Straight or Gay.” It is the continuing social residue of unacceptable attitudes and practices by self-deluded, insecure individuals whose …

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CSJ Webinar: Al-Aqsa Mosque, Why BDS Matters

Date: August 2, 2017 | Categories: Featured, Global Injustice, Past Events, Past Events All,

Dr. Osama Abu Irshaid of American Muslims for Palestine and Br. Naeem Baig of ICNA Interfaith Initiative discuss a short history over the conflict, Al-Aqsa Mosque, and the BDS movement and why it matters so much. Any restriction imposed on Al-Aqsa Mosque is in direct violation of religious and human values as well as a crime against the Palestinian people. …

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Muslim Kids and Bullying – They ‘May Live in America, But They Are Not American’

Date: July 21, 2017 | Categories: Bullying, Featured, Opinion, Opinion All,

Source: Patheos By Jalal Baig From the beginning, Ali seemed aloof from the conversation that surrounded him. His friends, a full spectrum of boys spanning junior high and high school, bantered and pontificated on the NBA playoffs. It was an animated exchange between Dub Nation (Golden State Warriors) loyalists and the small smattering of those bold enough to support others. …