A hate group called for protests at local mosques. Guess who showed up?
by Varisha Khan
They expected armed anti-Islam protestors. What they got was a group of neighbors who turned out to show support for religious freedom.
Oct 14, 2015
Anti-Islam rhetoric poses a threat to all people of color
by Goorish Wibneh
I gave up having intellectual debates about Islam when I realized how dangerous they can be for people who look like me.
Apr 15, 2015
Not “Just Another Towelhead”: A Globalist Q&A with slam poet Hamda Yusuf
by Ansel Herz
Meet Hamda Yusuf: She’s 19, she’s a local slam poetry champion, and she wants to be the US ambassador to Somalia.
Apr 5, 2013
Guilt by friend request: How the war on terror came to my facebook
by Sarah Stuteville
My finger froze over the mouse as I squinted at a blurry photo of a young Pakistani man holding an AK-47 on my Facebook page. “Confirm friend request,” the cheerful blue font suggested. I closed the window and sighed, saving the decision for another morning. The obvious answer here—the one I got from everyone I […]
Feb 27, 2012
Monday is Muslim Day at the Capitol
by Tarek Dawoud
For the past few years, Muslims in the state of Washington have been going to Olympia on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to celebrate the memory of one of the nation’s greatest advocates for civil rights and human dignity. The event has been a great success, drawing several hundred Muslims from all over the state […]
Jan 14, 2012