Shows like ‘Homeland’ and ’24′, or movies like ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ might make us think “this must be how it really goes down” – but how do you separate truth from fiction in media?
With a four-week ad buy in the Shaw, Waterfront, Rockville and Dunn Loring Metro stations, organizer Ahmed Rehab, who is also executive director of the Chicago branch of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, says that he is hoping to change the narrative around the word jihad.
Film contributor Milos Stehlik and Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of CAIR-Chicago, discuss some of Egypt’s most well-known directors and the history of Egypt’s film industry.
KFVS 12 in Paducah, Kentucky reports on the #MyJihad Public Education campaign.
New Muslim institutions are emerging at an unprecedented pace led by a nationwide network of young activists.
A group of Muslim activists is fighting a battle of words to reclaim “jihad” from Muslim extremists and critics who they say have wrongly used the term to justify violence and discrimination.
The Chicago office of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) recently sponsored a global campaign to reclaim the true meaning of the word ‘jihad’ from Muslim and anti-Muslim extremists alike.
Amir Mahmoud, age 10, and Amal Ali, age 9, wrote short essays describing their own personal Jihad, about brothers they love.
An American campaign to reclaim the true meaning of jihad is an attempt to give Muslim children in the United States the chance to be judged on their own merits and not according to radical stereotypes.
In an effort to “reclaim” the word jihad, Muslim activists launched a new ad campaign in the nation’s capital this week. Commuters in the Washington, D.C., subway system will start seeing posters stamped with the “#My Jihad” hashtag.