Obama’s War Against Black People

How can we trust those who have spoken so highly of Obama -- fawning over his eloquence, his humor, his legacy, blah blah blech...

See! Obama Really Cares About Black Lives!

  That's why he is thinking about lifting the weak sauce 2015 "ban" on military equipment being transferred to local police departments. The original ban...

How to Hack Someone’s Memories

This is one among multiple reasons why an individual witness' testimony about events in the distant past should not be taken at face value....

Police Hire PR Firms to Whitewash “Misconduct”

Usually following national media fallout regarding police once again murdering black men, there is a deliberate "pro-police" propaganda campaign on social media and elsewhere,...

Don’t Give Dirty Looks to the Man

Why do we see so many incidences of police being overly combative, violent, and brutalizing toward innocent people? In America, black people are predominantly the...

Right Wing Support of the 2nd Amendment and BlueLivesMatter

Isn't it ironic that the same gun nuts who think the 2nd Amendment is a check against government tyranny and how they need their...

Making a Sex Offender: The (Non)Case of Maulana Abdullah Saleem

Sex Abuse in Islamic Schools? Maulana Abdullah Saleem, founder and teacher at one of Chicago's most prominent Islamic institutes, has been entangled over the past...

I Blame the Victim

I believe in blaming the victim in some sense and in some cases. For example, there are some men who are accused of rape who...

San Bernardino: Conspiracy or Rationality?

The right to a trial and due process are considered basic human rights, but they are much more than that. Requiring due process is...

Hadith on Hudud, Corruption, and Equality

Equality is a crucial component of Islamic ethics. But not all notions of "equality" are the same. The modern liberal notion of equality, for...

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Which is worse, as far as preaching to the Muslim community is concerned? A charlatan who hides his heresy while presenting to the Muslim community...

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Normally, my husband does the bedtime routine for our kids, but when he is traveling, I have to take over. The last time he...

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The "Losing My Religion" tour in the UK has responded to the backlash they have received for featuring notorious LGBT advocate and feminist Linda Sarsour...

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A few days ago, a friend of mine sent me this text message: I’ve been meaning to write to you about how Ramadan has been....

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