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As White Jesus Debate Rages, Islam Undergoes its Own Racial Reckoning

    As White Jesus Debate Rages, Islam Undergoes its Own Racial Reckoning

While the vigorous and often bitter debate around depictions of “White Jesus” continues to rage, a similar, but quieter discussion is taking place within Islamic communities on the subject of overly white illustrations of key figures in the Muslim tradition, particularly the twelve imams so revered in Shiaism, an subsect of Islam that comprises approximately…

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Selective Tolerance: AIPAC and its Pro-Apartheid Ilk Come to Bat for Black Lives Matter

    Selective Tolerance: AIPAC and its Pro-Apartheid Ilk Come to Bat for Black Lives Matter

Menifee, CA (IAK) — In the wake of George Floyd’s death and the protest movement that followed, thousands of organizations have taken to social media, expressing their support for Black lives and the right to protest injustice. Among those jumping on the bandwagon were 130 Jewish organizations, 800 rabbis, and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). But talk…

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Taming MLK’s Radical Legacy in the Fight Against White Supremacy

    Taming MLK’s Radical Legacy in the Fight Against White Supremacy

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. left behind a legacy of courage and clarity in the face of racial and economic injustice. It has been five decades since the world lost this visionary—the preeminent leader of the Civil Rights Movement—but his words and actions continue to inspire the fight for democracy and racial equality…

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