Written By Ibrahim Rashid, an undergraduate pursuing his BA in International Relations at Boston University. Republished with permission. I’m a Muslim and I’m not scared of Trump’s America. While yes, Donald Trump has said and done things that have hurt many of us, he does not represent the America that I know and have come […]
From the Editor-in-Chief: He Was a Refugee, Now He’s Canada’s New Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship
This past Tuesday, President Barack Obama delivered his farewell address stressing the threats to national unity to come during Donald Trump’s reign after he is sworn in next week as America’s 45th President. While this is a very scary idea to most of us, especially as Muslims, on the other side of the border in […]
From the Perspective of a Former Muslim: I Voted For Hillary Clinton, Yet My Vote Was Counted As Donald Trump’s
Written By Faizaan Jaffer, a student at Western University studying Honors Economics, Politics, and Philosophy. Faizaan has been an Atheist for 5 years and is no longer Muslim. He has given us permission to share his thoughts on the unexpected election results. DISCLAIMER: This is simply self-expression. I did not write this with the intention […]
Written By Yasyf Mohamedali, Computer Science & Engineering Student at MIT. Republished with permission. He can be found on Twitter @Yasyf. Going to jump on the posting unsolicited thoughts bandwagon. There are a lot of people out there trivializing the danger of electing Trump, a man who targets and hates people based on their gender […]
The combat of Islamophobia through CBCs Little Mosque on the Prairie: How does the medias portrayal of Islam need to change to contribute to the acceptance of Muslims in Western countries?
At a time when Islamophobia has reached a renewed peak, it is necessary to better understand Muslims to prevent targeted violence, misunderstanding, and to support peace and coexistence among all regardless of faith (or no faith) and background. I believe this could be tactfully achieved by returning to Canadian television sitcom Little Mosque on the […]