March 23, 2017
We now know that the Russian government had a major influence on the outcome of the last presidential elections. Investigations have shown that Putin is relentless in his pursuit of dominating global politics and undermining the U.S.
March 9, 2017
Published in The Hill as an opinion-editorial written by President Salam al-Marayati: President Trump talks about terrorist attacks - both real and imagined- with such frequency that one wonders if he views the next ISIS attack on American soil as an opportunity to whip up more hysteria against Muslims, leading to the suspension of their constitutional rights.
March 8, 2017
The Muslim ban is back. Yesterday, President Trump signed another executive order that will restrict severely immigration from 6 Muslim-majority nations and suspends the U.S. Refugee Admission Program for 120 days. While this executive order was tweaked from the last, don't be fooled: this is still a Muslim ban.
March 2, 2017
Another day, another stump speech. Despite his 40-odd days into the presidency, President Trump appears to be stuck in perpetual campaign-mode. In a joint session of Congress, Trump merely presented a broad agenda of immigration, foreign policy, and civil rights.
March 17, 2017
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March 7, 2017
Less than two weeks apart from each other, two Sikh men were shot by attackers with hateful and racist intentions. On Friday night, an Indian Sikh man was shot and wounded outside his home in Seattle, Washington by an attacker who told him to “go back to your country.”
March 21, 2017
On an era of “alternative facts,” “fake news,” and “so-called judges,” we cannot stand on our soapbox and lecture about fairness. Political realities and data have shown this is not an effective strategy. We need to preach beyond the choir. Since President Trump’s election, MPAC has been working to reach those who are beyond our natural audience.
March 3, 2017
MPAC was a corporate sponsor of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, held every year in Park City, Utah. As a part of that sponsorship, the Sundance Institute invited our Hollywood Bureau to host a panel discussion, making us the first Muslim organization to ever do so at this prestigious festival that draws industry decision-makers from all over the world.
February 27, 2017
This year’s Academy Awards honored an incredible slate of films that, in a reversal from last year, were not “so white.” MPAC congratulates the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for recognizing these stories, and the remarkable, nuanced performances by actors portraying characters that reflect the diverse stories of our increasingly intertwined humanity.
February 14, 2017
MPAC is aware and supportive of our partners in the field that have declined federal funds awarded by the Obama Administration to provide local American Muslim communities with the tools, staff, and resources to support their members, and enhance their overall safety, health, and resilience.
28"I Am Change" Workshop at GWU in DC
Are you tired of hearing government officials and media pundits talk about Muslims, but not talking to Muslims? Are you ready to act to bring about change? Join us at our "I Am Change" workshop at George Washington University on Monday, March 27 at 6:30pm.
06Comedy Show Against Islamophobia in DC
We're excited to partner with Grassroots Comedy DC on this stand-up comedy show against Islamophobia.mJoin us on Thursday, April 6. Tickets will go fast, so buy yours today!
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