Category Archives: Muslims

Saturday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2019

Recorded in 1985, The Spirit of Christmas finds Ray Charles performing a variety of holiday favorites with vocal assistance from the Raelettes and an appearance by jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard. The ten tracks mix standards and originals, including “Santa Claus … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Sally Yates learned about Trump’s #MuslimBan by ‘reading about it on the internet.’

Worth watching the whole clip. Sally Yates learned about Trump's travel ban by 'reading about it on the internet.' pic.twitter.com/nKTLyHOOkT — Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) June 29, 2017 Sally Yates: Trump administration behavior should be alarming to us as a country … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Sally Yates Interview with Anderson Cooper

A National Security Threat…. Anderson Cooper: "It was a national security threat?" Sally Yates: "Absolutely" https://t.co/eiQGyC6Xsa — CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) May 17, 2017 Yates: "It doesn't seem like that’s a person who should be sitting in the national security adviser … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Federal Judge blocked Trump’s new Muslim ban nationwide

A federal judge in Hawaii issued a nationwide order Wednesday evening blocking President Trump’s ban on travel from parts of the Muslim world, dealing a stinging blow to the White House and signaling that Mr. Trump will have to account … Continue reading

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Photos | ‘I Am Muslim Too’ Rally in NYC

Posted in Current Events, Democracy, Immigration, Muslims, News, Open Thread, Photos, Racial Oppression, Racial Profiling, religious oppression | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

Trump LIES about terrorist attack in ‘Sweden’ to justify #MuslimBan

At his rally in Melbourne, Florida on Saturday, Pres. Donald Trump listed a terror attack that never happened as part of the rationale for his controversial anti-Muslim travel ban. In defending his executive order banning Islamic refugees and travelers from … Continue reading

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What to do if #ICE Agents show up at your door

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS What to do when faced with anti-Muslim discrimination ENGLISH https://www.aclu.org/files/kyr/MKG17-KYR-AntiMuslimDiscr-OnePager-English-v01.pdf Know Your Rights: Discrimination Against Immigrants and Muslims With discrimination against American Muslims on the rise, KNOW YOUR RIGHTS. Anti-Muslim Discrimination. ARABIC https://www.aclu.org/files/kyr/MKG17-KYR-AntiMuslimDiscr-OnePager-Arabic-v01.pdf Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian) https://www.aclu.org/files/kyr/MKG17-KYR-AntiMuslimDiscr-OnePager-Indonesian-v01.pdfContinue reading

Posted in Current Events, Foreign policy, ICEgov, Immigration, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Muslims, News, Open Thread, prejudice, Racial Bias, Racial Oppression, Racism, Religious oppresion, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments