Playwright and actress Rohina Malik expressed the damaging effects of Islamophobia post-9/11 through the perspective of five different women in her one-person play “Unveiled” Wednesday night in the Campus Center Ballroom.
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In light of the current debates around immigration and Islamphobia, the University of La Verne community aimed to acknowledge and reflect on the similar trends of discrimination experienced by different minority groups in a discussion panel “Different Faces, Same Fears” Feb. 19 in LaFetra Hall.
With the outpouring of support for Muslims on social media, you would think that the overall anti-Muslim sentiment would not be as harsh, but hate crimes have already begun to dominate local media reports in North America and Europe in wake of the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris.
Americans like to boast about the United States being a land of opportunity, freedom and justice, but it clearly does not apply to everyone, especially people of Muslim origins.
The American Muslim condition in the 21st century can be deemed as paradoxical. On one hand, Islam is the fastest growing religion in the United States, but it is also one of the least known about and judged religions in America.
After three Muslim students were killed in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on Feb. 10, the controversial issue of Islamophobia in the United States began to resurface, with some people outraged that this incident not being addressed as an act of terrorism.
Since the World Trade Center towers fell in 2001, almost anything having to do with Islam or the Muslim culture has become an automatic “go-to” for blame. Nervous Americans have turned terms used by Muslims into synonyms for “terrorism.” The question that has to be asked is how is the Muslim community reacting to these […]