The perfect response to anti-Muslim bigotry – my new CNN article

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An angry white woman screamed anti-Muslim slurs into the face of a Sikh Canadian politician. But he didn’t respond with anger or by even saying “I’m not Muslim.” Instead he responded with love to unite the audience. That display of love drove the anti-Muslim bigot out of the venue. Hope you click here to  check out my new CNN article on Jagmeet Singh’s beautiful lesson of love for us. 

 
 

NFL vet Ryan Harris (and the only Muslim to ever win a Super Bowl) and Virginia Delegate Sam Rasoul (D-11) – September 7, 2017 show

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NFL vet Ryan Harris (and the only Muslim to ever win a Super Bowl) joins me to talk about the treatment of NFL star Michael Bennett by the Las Vegas police and why racism played a role. And Virginia Delegate Sam Rasoul (D-11) talks his reelection campaign for the Virginia House of Delegates and his new program to reach out to rural voters. My SiriusXM Radio show is live 6 to 9PMET on Ch 127. Hope u tune in!

Trump and GOP’s cruel decision to end DACA- September 5, 2017 show

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Today on my SiriusXM Radio show we discuss Trump and GOP’s cruel decision to end DACA. I’ll be joined by 21 year old Dreamer Andrea Fernandez who will share how her life will be torn apart by Trump’s decision if we don’t help. Also Emory University Prof Carol Anderson on her book “White Rage” and how ending DACA intertwines with white supremacy. Plus Indivisible’s Gonzalo Martinez de Vedia on ways to push Congress to act on DACA. My show is LIVE 6 to 9PMET – hope u tune in!

Texas Muslims step up to help their fellow Texans during Hurricane Harvey – My Daily Beast article

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Texas Muslims quickly jumped into action to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey- opening mosques across the Houston area, handing out supplies to those in need and raising money for the victims. And while all faith groups have stepped forward, what is unique is that over the last year Muslims in Texas have been subject to a rash of hate crimes from two mosques burned down in January to threats and more. Yet in the time of need, the Muslim Americans stepped up to represent the best of being American and the best of being Muslim. Hope you check out my new Daily Beast article by clicking HERE.

Town hall special with Virginia Democratic Gov candidate Ralph Northam and more- August 31, 2017 show

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Tonight my Town Hall with Virginia Democratic Governor candidate Ralph Northam airs – it’s my first Town Hall special I host with a live audience. It’s a one hour special airing from 8 to 9PMET on SiriusXM Radio Ch 127. Hope u tune in! Plus Dreamer Andrea Fernandez has lived in US for years since her parents brought her as a child from Mexico. Thanks to Obama’s DACA program she has been able to stay here legally and attend college. But Trump may end DACA tomorrow and Andrea is understandably scared. Andrea will be on my SiriusXM Radio show tonight live at 7:05PMET to share her story and her dreams

Congresswoman Bonnie Watson-Coleman (D-NJ) plus environmental/climate change experts Collin O’Mara and Joel Clement- Aug 30, 2017

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Congresswoman Bonnie Watson-Coleman (D-NJ) joins me to talk Trump’s cruel plan to deport 800,000 Dreamer kids and more. Plus environmental/climate change experts Collin O’Mara and Joel Clement on how Trump’s rolling back of Obama era regulations to protect the environment is dangerous to our nation and the planet. My show is LIVE 6 to 9PMET on SiriusXM Radio Ch 127. Hope u tune in!