hands up dont shoot
Social justice and standing up to systematic oppression is a rich part of American Muslim history. If American Muslims are to reject #BlackLivesMatter, we are effectively rejecting the legacy of people like Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali, pillars of the history of Islam in America.
As we embrace with joy and hope a new year celebrated world-wide through art, it is important to remember what was sacrificed to get us here.
Scholars remind us that courses within the humanities that connect current sociopolitical concerns juxtaposed with the need to educate an increasingly diverse student population is key to the future of higher education.
Our voice will always be our greatest weapon. Life and death are in the power of the tongue. I choose to speak life for those whose voices have been eternally silenced.