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Sorry, Islamophobes: Your Anti-Muslim Rallies Ended Up Inspiring Acts Of Love And Service

Date: October 12, 2015 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, News,

Source: Huffington Post A loosely affiliated group of armed protestors organized anti-Muslim hate rallies across the country on Friday and Saturday. But instead of dividing the communities they targeted, news about the rallies strengthened bonds between interfaith allies and inspired numerous acts of community service around the U.S. Grassroots organizers behind the so-called “Global Rally For Humanity” used Facebook to encourage “fellow patriots” to protest Islam …

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How Interfaith Activists Will Counter This Week’s Anti-Muslim Rallies

Date: October 7, 2015 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, News,

Source: Huffington Post Even though statistics show that domestic terrorism and white supremacists are a much bigger threat to Americans than radical Islam, anti-Muslim sentiment and hate crimes have swelled in America in recent years. Now, a disturbing string of nationally coordinated rallies — some that may draw angry andarmed protestors — is being planned for October 9 and October 10 at roughly …