Posts tagged "racism"
In the News: Captain America, Serpents, Google's Gods and much more!

In the News: Captain America, Serpents, Google’s Gods and much more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
The most dangerous epithet in America

The most dangerous epithet in America

Rupinder Mohan Singh reflects on the changed meaning of the word "terrorist" after an attack on Sikh-American Dr. Prabhjot Singh.
Our Savages

Our Savages

By Ann Neumann In one-inch letters the headlines told us what we were seeing: SAVAGES.

The New Slavery

It may be altogether historically inaccurate, but the equation of abortion to slavery is a compelling argument for abortion foes.  Like presidential hopeful Rick Santorum.

Multiculturalism gave us Jihad

In his review of Kenan Malik's From Fatwa to Jihad:  The Rushdie Affair and Its Aftermath, Dan Margolis argues that tolerance for other faiths and cultures -- multiculturalism -- has prevented liberals from successfully working for or even believing in absolute human rights.  Posted at Guernica:
Of course, most Muslims are not terrorists, so the...

Archbishop of York

Dr. John Sentamu, the new Archbishop of York, the second-highest official in the Church of England, and the Church’s first black Archbishop, announced his receipt of racist threat letters, some smeared with feces, after his election earlier this year.

Welcome to the Patriot Act

An Islamic civil rights group has accused the U.S. border patrol of religious profilingafter American Muslims returning from a religious conference were stopped, searched, photographed and fingerprinted becase, as a spokeswoman for Homeland Security explained, the department had information that such conferences could be used by terrorists to promote their cause. Silly border patrol: who needs...