Tag: RACE

Are we in denial about racism?

Many of our black brothers and sisters—rightly so—are using this relatively rare airtime following George Floyd's murder as an opportunity to highlight racism in general, including within the Muslim community that they have suffered...

The killers of George Floyd weren’t just “bad apples”

The “bad apples” narrative has a long history and has been deployed numerous times to underplay the extent of racism.

The Christchurch Terrorist Was Not a Lone Wolf

A lecturer in politics dissects the Christchurch New Zealand terrorist Brenton Tarrant's "manifesto"...

How the Prophet ﷺ made leaders out of broken people

His words were those of positivity and optimism, whereas ours are often of negativity and pessimism.

A Tale of Two Terrors: Osborne & Adebolajo

A discourse analysis of Muslim and non-Muslim "terror"...

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Statement from Muslim Doctors Association on Dr Bawa-Garba Case

Did institutional racism have a part to play in the scapegoating of Black Muslim Doctor Hadiza Bawa-Garba?

“Grooming” and the Exploiting of Exploitation

Who gets away scot-free when the news cycle and public discourse is dominated by people arguing about race? Those very same individuals and institutions that have been systematically and institutionally failing these young girls for decades...

The “Missing Muslims” Report:  More of the Same

Jahangir Mohammed says that the recent report by the Citizens UK Commission on Islam, Participation & Public Life is yet another report about "the Muslims" which follows a familiar theme: "Muslims as a problem"...

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London Inferno: A tale of two cities

Laughing with your friends as you walk back from the night prayer. Looking forward to seeing your wife and then eating the suhūr together. Perhaps letting your mind wander to what you should buy for your children’s Eid presents. Suddenly you see hint of a flame in the distance. Your

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Islamophobia – the elephant in the room

Islamophobia Awareness Month #IAM2016 Islamophobia has been described as “a word created by fascists, and used by cowards, to manipulate morons.” Really? Women are having their hijabs pulled off as they go about their everyday business. Muslims are targeted with the liberal use of the P-word and the F-word and