November 23, 2015
If Europe is accepting Muslims who are attracted to its freedom, security, and pluralism, that hurts ISIS’ narrative of a war between Islam and the West.
October 30, 2015
Political strategists must take into account that the youth are generally more accepting of minorities and intolerant of Muslim-bashing.
October 20, 2015
Last Tuesday saw the first debate for Democratic Presidential candidates. The GOP has already had two highly-publicized debates, and the differences between the Democratic and GOP debates was stark.
November 14, 2015
The attacks in Paris were horrific and despicable, and taking innocent life violates the principles of every faith. The orchestration of multiple locations and maximization of casualties shows a sinister disregard for life that is grossly at odds with any and all of us as human beings and as American citizens.
November 5, 2015
Many people claim that the Muslim World is a part of the problem with regards to global challenges, but how different would the relationship between the East and West be today in a world without Islam? This extremely provocative question is what author and political scientist Graham Fuller poses in his book “A World Without Islam,” and what he will address as our keynote speaker at MPAC’s unConvention on Dec. 5 at the Long Beach Convention Center.
November 3, 2015
Today, we welcomed the news that the FBI suspended its troubling online program "Don't Be a Puppet," which was designed to train students across the country on how to identify someone who may be falling prey to extremists. The New York Times, Washington Post and International Business Times are a few of the media outlets that have covered MPAC's involvement in this developing story.
October 7, 2015
My name is Asma Rehman, and I’m a Pakistani-American Muslim and a freshman at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Virginia. Being a proud Muslim and a proud American in the United States has taught me several valuable lessons such as optimism, patience, and kindness. After the violent acts that took place on 9/11, Muslims in the United States experienced an onslaught of discriminatory acts. I was four years old at the time, and I heard my parents talking about an eight-year old family friend who was considering changing his Muslim name because he was being bullied at school. That’s when I realized that our faith significantly identified who we were.
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