November 18, 2019
Explore and devour these delicious recipes (text and video!) from ancient Syria with culinary historian Charles Perry–meatballs and pomegranate chicken
October 31, 2019
—Ann Gordon, L. Edward Day, Christopher D. Bader, and Joseph O. Baker
The authors of Fear Itself pull data from their Chapman University survey on American fear of Muslim Americans and Islam
August 26, 2019
Ancient Arabic poetry meets modern hip hop star, Cardi B in this fun breakdown.
December 5, 2016
—Sunaina Marr Maira
Since the attacks of 9/11, the banner of national security has led to intense monitoring of the politics of Muslim and Arab Americans. Young people from these communities have come of age in a time when the question of political engagement is both urgent and fraught.
August 29, 2016
At the same time that the burkini bans were spreading and raising hackles around the world, Canada and Scotland also passed laws to allow Muslim female police officers to don hijabs as part of their official uniforms. How do we explain the difference between France on the one hand and Canada and Scotland on the other?
August 25, 2016
The “9/11 generation” has come of age in the era of an entrenched binary of the “good” (moderate, patriotic, law-abiding) versus “bad” (radical, militant, anti-American) Muslim. Yet this script is flipped by youth who are challenging the policing of black and brown youth and policies of surveillance, incarceration, and counterterrorism and engaging in cross-racial solidarity.
September 18, 2015
—Moustafa Bayoumi By now you’ve heard about Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old Muslim-American kid from Texas who built a clock at home and brought it to school to show to his… READ MORE
August 7, 2015
—Stanley I. Thangaraj The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Atlanta Hawks entered the 2015 playoff run as the number one seed in the Eastern Conference, and with one of the best… READ MORE