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President Obama’s Speech at Mosque Missed American Families Victimized by State Violence

Ultimately, my frustration lies with the American Muslim community. It is us who refuse to face the reality behind a recurring cycle of violence that is buttressed by deep-seated Islamophobia [1]. We continue to frantically put a band-aid on a problem that stems not from lack of interfaith efforts or outreach, but which stems directly from a set of policies under the guise of the War on Terror that distinctly and specifically targets Muslims.
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Our Greatest Strength is our Diversity

By Philip D. Murphy Philip D Murphy is the former U.S. Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany and the Chair of New Way for New Jersey. We have always been a nation of contrasts – one at once...
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Why Women Really Compete With Each Other

By Shani Banks and Sumayyah T. The New York Times article “Why Women Compete With Each Other” attempts to delve into the psychological reasons as to why women are infamously noted for rivaling and...
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From Clocks to Collaboration: Lessons from Ahmed

After all, it was that same curiosity that played a part in Ahmed Mohamed sitting face to face with police for an hour, being questioned as to whether or not he had intended to blow MacArthur High school up, elevated him to instant stardom, and exposed one of Muslim America’s greatest cases for collaboration.
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Historic Ruling Upholds Rights of American Muslims

by Glenn Katon, Legal Director, Muslim Advocates In an historic ruling last week, a federal appeals court upheld the right of American Muslims to be free from suspicionless surveillance based solely upon...