Muslim tolerance brings diversity to Washington, D.C.

Muslim tolerance brings diversity to Washington, D.C.

Rabia Chaudry – WNN SOAPBOX (WNN/CGN) Washington, D.C., UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: It’s rare to open a paper these days without seeing stories about violence across religious and ethnic lines. Many scholars spend their careers asking why people become susceptible to such hatred. But maybe the real question we should be asking ourselves is why so […]

Cracking through the myth about Muslim men in America

Cracking through the myth about Muslim men in America

Nadia S. Mohammad  – WNN Opinion (WNN/CGN) New York, N.Y. UNITED STATES: “Terrorist.” “Jihadist.” “Misogynist.” “Brown.” “Bearded.” “Un-American.” These are the terms and images often associated with Muslim men in America. A compilation of autobiographical essays by Muslim American men, All-American: 45 American Muslim Men on Being Muslim, presents a series of personal accounts that […]

Breaking the myths of sharia law, women and Islam

Breaking the myths of sharia law, women and Islam

Dr. Julie Macfarlane – WNN Opinion (WNN/CGN) Kingsville, Ontario, CANADA: Recently, Florida’s House of Representatives passed a bill (which later died in the state Senate) to ban the use of “foreign law” in domestic courtrooms. Such a bill may seem innocuous but according to the Miami Herald, flyers have circulated in Senate offices describing sharia […]