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A Brief History of Muslims in American (Part 4 of 10)

This series of posts is adapted from a presentation I delivered to the Atlanta Freethought Society on May 13, 2018. I should offer the following caveats: I am neither an historian nor a scholar; therefore, this information is admittedly incomplete and may … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Muslims in American (Part 3 of 10)

This series of posts is adapted from a presentation I delivered to the Atlanta Freethought Society on May 13, 2018. I should offer the following caveats: I am neither an historian nor a scholar; therefore, this information is admittedly incomplete and may … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Muslims in America (Part 2 of 10)

This series of posts is adapted from a presentation I delivered to the Atlanta Freethought Society on May 13, 2018. I should offer the following caveats: I am neither an historian nor a scholar; therefore, this information is admittedly incomplete and may … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Muslims in America (Part 1 of 10)

This series of posts is adapted from a presentation I delivered to the Atlanta Freethought Society on May 13, 2018. I should offer the following caveats: I am neither an historian nor a scholar; therefore, this information is admittedly incomplete and may … Continue reading

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Can Muslims be assimilated in America? (Part 2 of 2)

For those Muslims who wish to be peaceful, productive members of Western culture (and I believe that’s the vast majority of them), we don’t make it easy. As Arun Kundnani details in his new book The Muslims Are Coming! Islamophobia, … Continue reading

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Tea Party less popular than atheists

Although disapproval of atheists has been easing–gradually–over the last few decades, we’re still pretty much at the bottom of the barrel when it comes to public opinion. But there’s hope! Recent surveys show that the Tea Party is even more … Continue reading

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Paris, Oddly Enough (Part 7: French Muslims!)

By some estimates, 10% of France is Muslim.  It’s the second most practiced religion in the country, after Catholicism (which isn’t saying much, I guess, considering how secular French society is overall these days). France’s relationship with Islam is complicated. … Continue reading

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