They are part of the national fabric that holds our country together. They contribute to America in many ways, and deserve the same respect as any of us. I pledge to spread this message, and affirm our country’s principles of liberty and justice for all.
So I'm very happy that Lowe's withdrawal of advertising from All-American Muslim is getting such widespread, mainstream coverage and petitions are popping up all over the place with people sounding off on how ridiculous it is. HOWEVER, there are lots of other companies that aren't willing to back the show either, so why so much focus on Lowe's? Continue Reading »
Ok, I'm trying to make this blog a place of fun and a place where people can sit back and browse some interesting things. However sometimes things happen that really must be addressed. Continue Reading »
I have had the pleasure during the second half of my life to get to know many people who are Muslim-Americans. I have been enriched through our interactions and the chance I've had to learn some of the tenants of the Muslim faith. I am proud, grateful, and better for the sharing. Continue Reading »
I grew up in a christian family that believed in "choosing your own faith" and so I have never been very judgmental when it came to religions and racism. I did move south and spent highschool there where I did try to be racist to fit in but it never really stayed with me and I just gave up on being a bigget (I know weird huh usually people try not to but I was trying to fit in.) Continue Reading »
As human beings, we have a natural tendency to categorize everything, including other human beings. There are many ways of categorizing people, including by gender, and by nations and tribes, which, in modern vocabulary, would encompass race, nationality, language, and religious beliefs. Continue Reading »