These are uneasy times for America’s Muslims, caught in a backwash from a presidential election campaign where the false notion that Barack Obama is Muslim has been seized on by some who link Islam with terrorism.
During the course of the 2008 US Presidential race, we have not heard much about the voice of Muslim-Americans in the news media. T
Ten thousand years ago, there was you and your family and the group of people you slept with in a pile for warmth at night.
Dalia Mogahed and John Esposito recently asked one of the most pertinent questions of our time: Who speaks for a billion Muslims?
I won’t tell you the answer because I recommend that you read their book. But I will give this away: the answer is not Edward Luttwak.
Lars Larson Show: Ahmed Rehab of CAIR refutes false claims about Islam and Senator Obama
CHICAGO (Reuters) – The controversy caused by a photograph of Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama dressed in turban-topped African garb points to deeper anti-Muslim sentiment in U.S. society, some observers believe.
A furor erupted yesterday as a photo of Barack Obama in a white turban spread across the Web, drawing accusations of fearmongering and racism from the Obama campaign and Muslim groups.
Missed point on faith
OK, we get the point. Barack Obama is not a Muslim. He has made that clear, time and again.
Leonard Pitts’ editorial “Even if Obama were a Muslim, so what?” (Jan. 29) addresses an issue that the Muslim community faces on a daily basis: the presupposition that there is something wrong with being a follower of Islam.
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