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Australian Woman Shuts Down Islamophobic Rant

Australians continue to shut down Islamophobia. Two days ago, a young Australian woman defended a Muslim woman against an Islamophobic tirade by another passenger on the train with her. Stacey Eden heard a woman making anti-Muslim comments towards Khalida Hafeez and her family next to her on a passenger train in Sydney and decided to…

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The Muslims of Early America

Peter Manseau of The New York Times writes: …plantation owners in Louisiana made it a point to add enslaved Muslims to their labor force, relying on their experience with the cultivation of indigo and rice. Scholars have noted Muslim names and Islamic religious titles in the colony’s slave inventories and…

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