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Standing Room Only: Islamophobia Discussion and Nuclear Dangers

On September 26, Indiana University’s Pi Lambda Phi and the Center for the Middle East held a discussion about Islamophobia. It was moderated by IU Department of Religious Studies professor Kevin Jaques. The panelists were Luma Khabbaz, the president of the Muslim Student Association and Dr. Abdul Kareem Baram, the director of public relations for the Islamic Center of Bloomington. …

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Interchange – White Lies to Brown Women: The Disingenuous Feminism of the Right

Our opening song is “Lagi” by Aziza Brahim, and she provides all the music for the program. Lagi is Arabic and means Refugee–the song’s opening line is “Ever since I arrived in this world I have lived as a refugee.” In our show today with Sara Farris we’ll ask, what’s behind the right-wing demand for women’s rights in the context …

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bloomingOUT – #WeAreOrlando Strong – June 16, 2016

On this special episode of bloomingOUT, anchors JP and Ryne host a panel discussion about the June 12 mass shooting that occurred at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, FL. The panel tonight is held by the President of Bloomington PRIDE, Justin Ford; and from the group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Rachel Guglielmo. The panel talks about …

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Islamophobia in Bloomington

The massacre at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando has inspired yet another increase in discrimination against Muslims in the United States. This is only the most recent incident that has caused many American Muslims to fear for their safety. Last fall, in Bloomington, an Indiana University student attacked a Muslim woman outside the Sofra restaurant, which brought attention to Islamophobia …

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