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Ethnic Differences in Mosques - Solutions and Success Story

Ethnic Differences in Mosques - Solutions and Success Story

How can we eliminate problems arising due to ethnic differences in mosques? Can we help in establishing peace and harmony for Muslims to live together? Solution for Ethnic Differences in Mosques? In fact, there are resources to tackle this issue. Learn about one of them in this video. The speaker also recounts one successful …

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Smelly People and the Laughing Crowd

Those Smelly people.. ‘Look at that Bangla guy over there in those shabby clothes! These smelly people are really annoying and disgusting. They stay in overcrowded houses and smell funny!’ Laughter… There I was, sipping a cup of coffee on a busy street of Kuala Lumpur, overhearing a conversation, which was so mainstream. I stood still, trying …

Ottawa Unveils Anti-Racism Strategy

A new three-year anti-racism strategy has been revealed by the Canadian federal government with a promise of $45 million to fight systemic discrimination through community programs, public education campaigns, and combating online hate, National Post reported. “While we take pride in being a welcoming and inclusive country, we know that racism and discrimination are still …

3 Months on Christchurch Attacks, Anti-Racism Discussions Continue

Three months on the Christchurch attacks, a trans-Tasman conference is being held on Friday, June 13,  to discuss the cultures that breed racism and extremism in both Australia and New Zealand, The Spinoff reported. The conference, titled “Let’s Deal With It: A Trans-Tasman Campaign Towards Racial Equity”, is hosted by Shakti Community Council. Tayyaba Khan, …

We Do Not Choose Our Nationalities, Allah Does

We hear many people nowadays being proud of their nationality but we must remember we do not choose our nationalities, Allah does. Even if we changed nationalities, Allah made that happen for us. How Should New Muslims Deal with Racism?

US Muslims Launch New Guidelines Against Racism

The Detroit-based Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative (ARC) group has launched a new series of community-specific guides created as a resource for engaging in antiracism work within American Muslim communities. The announcement was made on the group’s official Facebook page. “That first in this series is the ‘Anti-Racism Guide’ which is written for White Muslims by White …

Where Are You From? - When Dinner Pleasantries Turn Into Microaggressions

When Dinner Pleasantries Turn Into Microaggressions

Turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, and cranberry sauce: the all-American meal. It was “Parents Weekend” at my high school, and hundreds of families crowded into the rec center, chatting cheerfully while enjoying the traditional Thanksgiving feast. I sat at a table with a few friends and their parents. One mom turned to me and asked, “So, …

‘Your Last Walk in The Mosque’: Canadian University Fights Islamophobia

ST. JOHN’S – In an attempt to spread spirits of unity and understanding, the Department of Religious Studies at the Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) is working on a project that addresses Islamophobia through media and cinema, The Muse reported on February 27. The project currently presents a ‘Winter 2019 film series’ to the students, …

Anti-racism Advisory Council Hails from Across Faiths and Regions

ALBERTA – Alberta’s first anti-racism advisory council is set to focus on strengthening the human rights commission, improving the recognition of immigrants, and ensuring school curriculum reflects the province’s diversity, CBC reported. “If you can’t perform in your role because you’re targeted or marginalized, or you’re experiencing systemic racism from the day of your birth, …

The World He Wished to See - Islam vs. Racism

The World He Wished to See - Islam vs. Racism

To realize the dream of Prophet Muhammad, we have to question our own prejudices and take concrete steps to end discrimination at every level. It’s easy to read, lecture and speak about racial equality, but it’s far harder to implement it in our daily lives.

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