Lamppost Productions is offering a free online session with Temple University’s Dr. Khalid Yahya Blankinship entitled, “Islamophobia, Racism & the Islamic Center Controversy”. The webinar will take place Sunday, September 19th at 2pm EST.
The proposed Islamic center two blocks from “ground zero” in New York City has sparked violent protest, open hostility, and opposition against Islam and Muslims. Around the country there has been an increase of hate crimes against Muslims, arson investigations of masajids, planned Qur’an-burnings and violence.
Why? What are some of the underlying causes of this increased hatred against Muslims? What does American history teach us about the increased bigotry and resentment which is now being so openly displayed?
Lamppost Productions presents this special online session with noted Islamic historian and scholar, Dr. Khalid Yahya Blankinship for a unique look at the issues surrounding the controversial Park51 project in Manhattan, NY. Don’t miss this session: Sunday, Sept 19th 2pm EST.