SoCal filmmaker and creator of “Warring Factions,” Justin Mashouf, talks to Al-Talib about his latest work on the freedom movements in the Middle East. “Spring Movements” was released today and in Mashouf’s words, is “an ode to movements striving to reclaim their dignity and sovereignty from their keepers.” Check out his other works at MASHOUF.tv.…
The infamous “Asians in the Library” video shows that not all students have been adequately prepared on how to deal with diversity. This recent incident demonstrates the need for UCLA to finally pass a “diversity” requirement.
The first congressional hearing on the radicalization of American Muslims opened on March 10th, revealing a great partisan divide in how congressmen view the role of Muslims in thwarting terrorist threats and the “role of mosques in America.”
Amir Abdel Malik Ali’s new pledge of allegiance at the 2011 MSA West Conference caused quite a stir. Not only did it receive the routine, incendiary criticism from the usual suspects outside of the Muslim community, it caused many Muslims, including myself, to raise their eyebrows in concern.
Judging by protests attended by various politicians at the Orange County ICNA fundraiser and the recent incident in Washington DC, the effects of the rally to restore sanity have surely worn off. And they exhibit a strong message to American Muslims: we sure have our work cut out for us.
As we all know, Japan was struck by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake that resulted in a devastating tsunami that has left thousands dead and millions struggling without basic necessities. Please take a few minutes to help by making a quick donation to one of the relief organizations below. Any amount, big or small, helps. And please keep the people of Japan in your prayers Inshallah!
As Arab dictators in the Middle East are falling one by one like dominoes, it is just mind boggling to see the billions they had tucked away for all these decades. Hosni Mubarak resigned with $70 billion in US and European banks, not including his bank accounts in other countries or real estate. Former Tunisian…
Attorneys for the Irvine 11, students arrested for protesting a speech made by Israeli ambassador Michael Oren last year, called for the removal of District Attorney Tony Rackauckas from the case at the March 11 arraignment.