In Politics on November 5, 2013 at 7:03 pm
Like many Muslims who watched the Boston bombing memorial service so many months ago, I was flabbergasted at the last minute replacement of the famous American Muslim leader Suhaib Webb, with a little-known Mauritanian-American activist named Nasser Wedaddy.
Then, Jewish-American journalist Max Blumenthal released an expose on the NGO’s financial roots in anti-Islamic, pro-Israel funders. Suddenly, it all made sense.
I have been conflicted on how to respond to this intervention of politicians into the matter of who should represent a faith community. I am not sure the American Muslim community has responded at all on this dangerous precedent. I decided to ask Blumenthal what he thought:
VIDEO: The Civil Muslim Talks to Max Blumenthal
In Politics on September 20, 2013 at 10:26 am
We’ve been nominated for the Brass Crescent Awards! Now vote!
Alhamdulillah, you responded! The Civil Muslim blog has been nominated for the category of Best Writer:
Tricia Veknach is a Muslim chaplain whose writing features well-chosen topics, interfaith dialogue, and thought-provoking and socially challenging content.
Please scroll down and cast your vote here so we can win the category and continue to bring you thoughtful content!
In Politics on August 7, 2013 at 3:42 pm
Consider nominating this blog for the Brass Crescent Award!
Have you enjoyed my blog? Take a moment to nominate me for one of the categories! Best writer? (I would definitely meet the description of not blogging often!)