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Ibrahim Hooper

American,  Activist
Total Quotes : 23
Offensive Very Toward

Disrespect toward Jesus, as we have seen all too often in our society, is very offensive to Muslims.

- Ibrahim Hooper

Voice Religious Faiths

As mainstream religious leaders of different faiths get together, it strengthens the voice of moderation.

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Country Muslim Which

I believe Saudi Arabia is the only Muslim country in which churches are prohibited.

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Through Though Reminder

Even though the moniker 'Vanilla ISIS' is tongue in cheek, it is a reminder to avoid constantly framing the concept of terrorism through an Islam-centric lens.

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Love Country Mistrust

As forces of hate in this country and worldwide try to pull Muslims and Christians apart, we are in desperate need of a unifying force that can bridge the widening gap of interfaith misunderstanding and mistrust. That force could be the message of love, peace, and forgiveness taught by Jesus and accepted by followers of both faiths.

- Ibrahim Hooper

Muslim Extremism Agencies

A 2014 survey found that 74% of law-enforcement agencies reported antigovernment extremism as one of the top terrorist threats. Just 3% of those agencies viewed the threat from Muslim extremists as severe.

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Going More Some

Any faith of more than 1.6 billion people is going to have some of them who falsely justify actions on that faith.

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Through United States

I wouldn't want to create the impression that I wouldn't like the government of the United States to be Islamic sometime in the future. But I'm not going to do anything violent to promote that. I'm going to do it through education.

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See Endorsement Tacit

When there's no push back against Islamophobic rhetoric, people see that as tacit endorsement of anti-Islamic rhetoric.

- Ibrahim Hooper

Society Always Been

We've always had anti-Muslim bigots, but they've always been at the fringes of society.

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Muslim Checking Before

What is a Muslim neighborhood? How many Muslims have to be in a neighborhood before it becomes worthy of checking papers and kicking in the doors of homes and businesses?

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Other Some Violent

Whenever some kind of mass shooting or any other kind of violent activity takes place, we kind of hold our breath until we are sure that no Muslim was involved, because we know that these incidents will be treated differently if a Muslim is involved versus if somebody of another background is involved.

- Ibrahim Hooper

Making Ultimate Louder

Making a donation is the ultimate sign of solidarity. Actions speak louder than words.

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Next Trump Donald

One has to wonder what Donald Trump will say next as he ramps up his anti-Muslim bigotry. Where is there left for him to go? Are we talking internment camps? Are we talking the final solution to the Muslim question? I feel like I'm back in the 1930s.

- Ibrahim Hooper

World Abuse Muslim

We condemn any kind of abuse of Muslim women or women anywhere in the world.

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Public Public Officials

Silence on the part of public officials at the national level only serves to empower Islamophobes.

- Ibrahim Hooper

Fact Mosque Muslim

There's a sense of being under siege in many Muslim communities. People just assume there are agents or informants in their mosque now. It's a fact of life.

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Spirit Erase Prophet

The Prophet Muhammad himself sought to erase any distinctions between the message he taught and that taught by Jesus, who he called God's 'spirit and word.'

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Die Some Textbook

Some media outlets refer to 'protesters' and 'militia members,' not 'terrorists,' even though armed antigovernment extremists seizing federal property and expressing a desire to kill and die is a textbook description of domestic terrorism.

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Against Level Minorities

We've seen a tremendous rise in the level of anti-Muslim bigotry in our society - and against minorities of all kinds - but we've also seen a tremendous rise in support.

- Ibrahim Hooper