Talking About Race: Confronting the New Wave of Islamophobia
The current election season has coincided with a rise in anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim sentiment. As part of Open Society Institute–Baltimore’s “Talking About Race” series, a panel of experts explores diverse perspectives on ways to reverse the trend.
Amardeep Singh is a program officer for the Open Society National Security and Human Rights Campaign.
Deepa Iyer is senior fellow at the Center for Social Inclusion and author of We Too Sing America: South Asian, Arab, Muslim, and Sikh Immigrants Shape Our Multiracial Future.
Kameelah Rashad is a chaplain at University of Pennsylvania and founder of the Muslim Wellness Foundation.
Tariq Toure is a Baltimore activist, essayist, poet, and author of Black Seeds: The Poetry and Reflections of Tariq Toure.
The History of American Islamophobia, from the 19th Century to the Trump Era
Khaled A. Beydoun’s new book charts Islamophobia in the United States and the ways anti-Muslim rhetoric is rooted in the country’s legal system.
9/11 at 10: An America for All of Us
Interfaith and cross-cultural collaborations and community-building remind us of the resiliency of Americans to heal, rebuild, and work together.
9/11 at 10: Lessons Learned From Anti-Muslim Haters
Achieving justice, equality, and fairness requires a fight. Ten years from now, let us write the chapter of how we inspired a nation to rise above the hate.