February 9, 2017 By Aliya Gorelick
Denver’s Civic Center Park hosted thousands of people on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. The park’s Greek Amphitheater was crowded with people holding signs above their heads until their arms visibly shook. Some signs read: “My Home is Your Home,” “Co-resist” and “You Belong, Stay Strong.” ...More co-resistance at The Rocky Mountain Collegian
# Belonging, and staying strong?
[9.29] Fight those who do not believe in Allah, nor in the latter day, nor do they prohibit what Allah and His Apostle have prohibited, nor follow the religion of truth, out of those who have been given the Book, until they pay the tax in acknowledgment of superiority and they are in a state of subjection.
[9.30] And the Jews say: Uzair is the son of Allah; and the Christians say: The Messiah is the son of Allah; these are the words of their mouths; they imitate the saying of those who disbelieved before; may Allah destroy them; how they are turned away!
Since 9/11, Muslim society in the U.S. has been transformed. Trump could change it back.
By Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian February 9
... When 9/11 came, the community paid a heavy price. As Muslims and Muslim charities were targeted in terrorism investigations, they had to scramble to mount a legal defense. Mosques often had no idea how to respond to media requests. As a result, those labeling Islam a religion of violence spoke far louder than Muslims themselves, and hate crimes against Muslims spiked — according to FBI data, there were 481 incidents in 2001 alone. ...More on the poor victims of 9/11 at Washington Post, no less