Tag Archives: Islam

Lowes Pulls Ads From TLC’s All-American Muslim

TLC’s All-American Muslim profiles several Michigan Muslim families as normal people with everyday issues and triumphs. It has been generally well received by the public and critics, which I see this as a real positive sign that we are making … Continue reading

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“Taliban Toyota” Wins Car Dealership Slander Lawsuit

The perpetual foreigner syndrome is something we as Asian Americans are unfortunately all too familiar with and something we have to brush off as cases of stupidity and ignorance. Sometimes, it can seriously get in the way, especially if you’re … Continue reading

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Fight Breaks Out Between Muslims & NY Police Over Hijabs

August 31st marked the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. For those who know the ordeal and discipline one must go through with Ramadan, it is clear to say that Eid al-Fitr is a joyous occasion worth celebrating. … Continue reading

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A Call to Action on Peter King’s Hearing on Radical Islam

On March 10th, 2011, Representative (Republican – NY) Peter King and the Homeland Security Committee held a hearing on domestic radicalization, which took place in Washington, D.C. However in this hearing, Peter King targeted only Muslim Americans as he accused … Continue reading

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Debunking the Myths of the “Ground Zero Mosque”

At this point, some of you may be aware of the controversy surrounding the “Ground ┬áZero Mosque” and the high emotions that are surrounding this construction. There have been many different viewpoints and opinions on it, with many of the … Continue reading

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The Taqwacores & A Jihad For Love: Realistic Portrayals of Muslims in Film

With the release of Sex & The City 2 and Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time this weekend, I am compelled to voice out my concerns over their portrayals of Middle Easterners or in the case of Prince of … Continue reading

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