Today marks the anniversary of the end of nearly 700 years of African Muslim rule over Spain, Portugal and Southern France. Keep on reading!
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump may have failed to disavow the Ku Klux Klan in late February, but he’ll have you know he is not racist. In fact, he claims to be “the least racist person that you have ever met,” and last summer he pulled out the old standby about not having a racist bone in his body.
But he hasn’t given us a lot of reason to believe that. In fact, despite Trump’s protests to the contrary, he has a long history of saying and doing racist things. It’s not really surprising that he’s won the support and praise of the country’s white supremacists.
Here’s a running list of some of the most glaringly racist things associated with Trump. We’re sure we’ll be adding to it soon.
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A seventeenth-century illustration for Rumi’s epic poem “Masnavi.” Rumi is often called a mystic, a saint, an enlightened man. He is less frequently described as a Muslim.
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SATURDAY, OCT 5, 2013 07:00 PM
Thomas Jefferson didn’t just own a Quran — he engaged with Islam and fought to ensure the rights of Muslims.
[He] sais “neither Pagan nor Mahamedan [Muslim] nor Jew ought to be excluded from the civil rights of the Commonwealth because of his religion.”
— Thomas Jefferson, quoting John Locke, 1776
At a time when most Americans were uninformed, misinformed, or simply afraid of Islam, Thomas Jefferson imagined Muslims as future citizens of his new nation.
Filed by Orli Matlow | Apr 03, 2017 @ 10:52am
Qasim Rashid, a lawyer in Washington, D.C., went viral on Sunday for giving a white supremacist—and the internet—a much-needed history lesson.
Let’s talk about violence in Rivers State.
Since the inception of the administration of His Excellency Governor Nysom Wike, the level of violence in Rivers State has reached scandalous dimensions. Keep on reading!