USA: Sounds of Faith at the National Museum of American History

This week we feature selections from the December 8, 2019 Sounds of Faith concert at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. According to Dr. Hussein Rashid a religious literacy expert and cultural competency consultant who teaches at the New School in New York,  if you don’t appreciate the religious and spiritual dimension of music…

Videos: Trump Facing Live Impeachment Hearings | The 11th Hour | MSNBC and Republicans, Losing Impeachment Fight, Call Democrats "Dumb": A Closer Look

Trump Facing Live Impeachment Hearings | The 11th Hour | MSNBC Trump calls the impeachment investigation a hoax but it’s about to get very real as the first witnesses testify under oath, on the record and in public next week. Aired on 11/08/19. Source: MSNBC Republicans, Losing Impeachment Fight, Call Democrats “Dumb”: A Closer Look…

Video: Stanley B Greenberg – President Trump’s Tea Party Revolution and the End of America’s Polarization — Reset DOC

America is very exceptional in ways we are already watching it push back against the kind of polarization extremism that gave us Donald Trump. People are really engaged, and they got engaged almost immediately. They have enough of anti-government, anti-immigration, and polarization extremism that block democratic governance. Statistics and pollings confirm this, says Stanley Greenberg….

Houston, USA: Princess Zahra presented with Huffington Award by Asia Society Texas Center — By Aliya Bhimani | Watch Video

On 10 October 2019, Princess Zahra, accompanied by her daughter, Miss Sara Boyden, was honoured with the Asia Society Texas Center’s Huffington Award in Houston, USA. Princess Zahra was honoured for her outstanding contributions that have furthered international understanding, uplifted lives, and advanced health and education through her work with the Aga Khan Development Network….

The End of White Christian America: A Conversation with E. J. Dionne and Robert P. Jones — Video by Harvard Divinity School | About the Book

America is no longer a majority white Christian nation. Journalist, author, commentator, and Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne and Dr. Robert P. Jones, author of “The End of White Christian America,” discuss this seismic change, its impact on the politics and social values of the United States, and its implications for the future. Source: Harvard…

Hawaii’s Hidden Darkness (Conspiracy Documentary) – Real Stories | In January 17, 1893 the independent nation was overthrown illegally by the United States

Hawaii was an independent nation until January 17, 1893. That day, the archipelago and its monarchical government were overthrown illegally by the United States. Since then, the USA has taken over Hawaii illegitimately, turning the island into a military base that threatens world peace, while sovereignty groups organize to rescue its legitimacy.   Source: Real…

United States Jamat continues tradition of engaging in civic life — By Nazim Karim

As long ago as 1835, French historian Alexis de Tocqueville visited the United States and recognized a unique characteristic, namely, the role played by voluntary private associations in social, political, and economic life. He suggested this freedom to associate was the “mother science” which illustrated how other societal problems might be resolved. Today, the United…

‘Eye-Popping’: Analysis Shows Top 1% Gained $21 Trillion in Wealth Since 1989 While Bottom Half Lost $900 Billion — by Jake Johnson on Common Dreams org

“The top one percent owns nearly $30 trillion of assets while the bottom half owns less than nothing.” CEO and founder of Amazon Jeff Bezos participates in a discussion during a Milestone Celebration dinner September 13, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Adding to the mountain of statistical evidence showing the severity of…

Discovering Islam in New York City: a tour of its Muslim History — By Nadia Hasham | New York Muslims make up 10 percent of the medical field, own 96,000 small businesses, and over 300 registered mosques

Muslims have been a part of New York City, even before New York was a city. Records show that Muslims arrived in the area as part of the Dutch settlement, New Amsterdam, since the 1600s. Today, there are now over 300 registered mosques in the City. This is how the Muslim Tour of Harlem, a…