It is about the role of Muslims in participating and contributing towards the safety, security and well being of America. It’s our commitment to build a cohesive America where every one of the 312 Million of us feels safe and free from apprehension of the other.
Indeed, we are not connected enough with the mainstream society for a vast majority of Americans to stand up for us, empathize with us, or even understand the truth about us that we are no different than them in our endeavors and aspirations of life. We must however express our gratitude to the millions of Americans who have stood up for us, compelled by their sense of justness and fair play.
Professor Sherman Jackson observes, “Thus far, however, Muslims remain outside the American story, which is why, despite their positive contributions to society; they seldom enlist empathy when they are jailed, deported or discriminated against.” And he offers the solution, “Hopefully, however, it will not be long before Muslims come to understand this. Once they do, while guilt by association may continue, Muslims will be able to fight back. For in this they will be joined by others.”
Article at: http://theghousediary.blogspot.com/2011/10/are-muslims-part-of-american-story.html
Prophet Muhammad believed in peaceful co-existence and consistently mitigated conflicts and nurtured goodwill amongst various groups. He wanted to bring about a change and create a cohesive society where no one was to be apprehensive of the other.
I will be in Washington DC on October 17,18 and 19 and then in New York on 20th and 21st and Louisville on 22nd through 25th. Good solid ideas, movie clips and funding is invited, Insha Allah, we hope to get this released before March Next year at the Sharia conference in several cities involving political candidates and influential clergy of the town and media. It’s time to do thing and not dream about it. Serious inquiries only.
Text and Cell: (214) 325-1916
Mike Ghouse is committed to building a cohesive America and offers pluralistic solutions on issues of the day to the media and the public. He is a speaker thinker and a writer on the topics of pluralism, cohesive societies, Politics, Islam, interfaith, India and Peace. Over a thousand articles have been published on the topics and two of his books are poised to be released on Pluralism and Islam. Mike's work is reflected in 4 website's and 27 Blogs indexed at http://www.mikeghouse.net/ and you can find all of his current articles at www.TheGhousediary.com