Donald Trump: the non-Islamophobe (maybe?)

Even if he wins a second term, Donald Trump’s words this past week will be part of his legacy. Dripping with the verbal maturity of a second grade bully taunting those he deems weaker than himself, Trump stepped out this week as, if not an outright racist, than the shield of racist America. Looking past…… Continue reading Donald Trump: the non-Islamophobe (maybe?)

The Alternative Facts of Ignoring Extremism

You might have heard that the seven countries chosen for Trump’s travel ban include seven the Obama administration designated as being terrorist hotbeds. Put into that light, it seems not only sensible, but damn right prudent to restrict America’s exposure to those places, after all, terror is bad.  But then there are the reports on…… Continue reading The Alternative Facts of Ignoring Extremism

Muslim American Women Heroes of 2016

The broad consensus is the 2016 has been a tornado of dumpster fires ripping through a kitten orphanage kind of year. That said, in the baddest of times comes the most wonderful of moments. That is the summation of what we can deduce from a recently circulated list of Muslim American women heroes that came…… Continue reading Muslim American Women Heroes of 2016

The Emerging Love/Hate Messaging of a Trump America

As the tide of what seems like a never-ending slew of stories of both love and hate flood and saturate our media sources post-election it has become ever important to look past established narratives into further truth. HATE Our first story literally comes from Los Angeles, a city more or less Democratic and liberal-leaning. It…… Continue reading The Emerging Love/Hate Messaging of a Trump America