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Hardship and Joy: Muslim Organizing in North Carolina (offline)

By: 
Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Manju Rajendran, Isabell Moore
Date Published: 
January 01, 2008
    Islam means peace, Khalilah Sabra speaks this literally, with her hands, with her deep breaths and with her passion. Islam means peace, but we are living in a moment when a violently anti-Islamic (in every sense of the word) administration is demonizing Muslim practice and dehumanizing Muslim practitioners in order to justify perpetual war. Islam means peace, but Muslim activists in the United States are finding themselves on the frontlines of a struggle to be seen and heard despite the hateful Islamophobic fear being sold on every corner as faith in a state of war.

To read the rest of this article, please purchase issue #27: Collective Soul: Religion and the Left