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Muslim Ban Executive Order: Analyses and Reactions

To learn more about the recent Trump administration executive order,c heck out our latest episode of Between Two Lamps. We discuss the order's impact on refugees and Muslims, and reactions across the country, We've also compiled a series of Tweets on social media that help shed light on the order's origins and consequences: ⚡️ “America Reacts [...]

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Mr. Trump, the kids can hear you (and other ways Muslim children are experiencing Islamophobia)

The recent execution-style murders of two reported American Muslim men – including a teenager – of Sudanese descent in Indiana comes with suspicion about possible motives.  With the execution-style murders of three American Muslim youth near the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill barely one year behind us, many suspect foul play predicated on growing […]

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How American Muslims Are Countering Islamophobia and Getting It Right

In the wake of the attacks in Paris, many have noted an increase in Islamophobia in America. Presidential candidates have made troubling comments about American Muslims and refugees seeking to escape violence in the Middle East, while ordinary citizens have threatened mosques and targeted Muslim individuals in physical attacks. Writing in Cornerstone, a blog of Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace […]

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Syrian Refugee “Flood:” Fearmongering Ignores Facts

In the wake of the Syrian refugee crisis, which has forced more than four million people to flee that country’s civil war, fears over the geopolitical fallout have gripped some quarters of the American public. Amid intense conversations about how to deal with the throngs of stranded people seeking shelter and safety in the West, right-wing […]

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