Tag Archives: Islam

Democracy not Bombs: Meet the progressive Muslim women and girls who show us what courage is. They are the true face of Islam and the fight against political “religious” extremists.”

Meet the Progressive Muslim Activists fighting for Justice and Standing Up to Politicized Extremists: Pushing Conservative Oppression Off the Stage In the face of oppression, the arts are only one way of standing up against extremism in the name of God.   Women are stepping into battle against ISIS/Daesh, putting their lives on the line […]

American #Muslim Leaders Stand Against Daesh: You are outlaws! You do not speak for us.

The Council on American-Muslim Relations sponsored a strong statement against the violence in Orlando on Sunday, which is being blamed on Radical Islam. “We must not tolerate hate crimes and violence of any kind… As Muslims, as Americans, now is the time to make it clear that we will not give way to hate, and […]

Malala Yousafzai: A Teen Leader, A World Beacon

In Islamabad, Pakistan, Taliban extremists shot 14-year old Malala Yousafzai because she was an effective leader, uniting people for education rights for girls. (See Washington Post article). The Post quoted an editorial in the News: “Malala Yousafzai is in critical condition today, and so is Pakistan….. We are infected with the cancer of extremism, and […]