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Dr. Kimberly Manning is a hospitalist at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta and an associate professor of medicine at Emory. Her interests include humanism in medicine and the use of reflective writing. She practices what she preaches by writing a blog about her experiences at Grady. —> …Continue
. THE "SECULARIZING EFFECTS" THESIS: ISLAMIC LAW, NEW
CONSTITUTIONALISM, AND JUDICIAL REVIEW
What to do with religion in constitutions when it comes to questions of
judicial review? At the very least, the increasing role of religion in public
life is a reality not to be ignored. As Ran Hirschl has insightfully pointed
out, the idea…
1 in 6 people per week face a common mental health problem, Depression is cited as one of the leading causes of disability worldwide and suicide rates continue to climb year by year, especially among young people.
Our daily lives aren’t conducive to good mental health. Work/life imbalance, social media, loneliness, technology, financial struggles and a heap of other modern norms place tremendous pressure on us mentally and…Continue
Indigenous Peoples Day…
More states officially acknowledging federal holiday Columbus Day overlooks painful history for Native Americans
More cities are recognising Native Americans on Columbus Day this year as they revive a movement to change the name of the holiday and celebrate the history and contributions of indigenous cultures.
As the US observes Columbus Day on Monday, it will also be…Continue
Photos courtesy of Firaz Sheikh...
On Moday, October 4, 2021 in Atlanta, Ga. Muslim from around the world held a rally for the release of our beloved brother and comrade Imam Jamil Al Amin
78th Birthday Rally for Imam Jamil
By: Imam Khalid Griggs
As Imam Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin languished in federal custody in Tucson, Arizona, a diverse group of spirited supporters rallied in front of…Continue
September 24, 2021
Following last week's visit of the Vietnamese president to Cuba, a supply agreement for 5 million doses was signed.
BioCubaFarma, the conglomerate of Cuban public enterprises in the biotechnological and…
When I was young, my mother told me to go to the Detroit Public Library and check out Richard Wright’s Black Boy, and I refused to go because I hated myself. But she was very determined. So I went to the stacks, found the book, put it to my chest, walked into our people’s section, sat down, and began to read. I read two-thirds of it at the library that day and finished it at home that night. Then I went back…Continue
Ossie, Gordon, Melvin
Emgage Action is horrified by the recent photos and events depicting U.S. border patrol agents chasing, screaming at, and abusing Haitian asylum seekers. Haitians are fleeing from mounting crises, including a recent earthquake and political unrest. Seeking and applying for asylum is a human right protected by international law.
Full article: …Continue
Islam In Cuba
Professor Intisar Raab
PIL Faculty Director, Professor Intisar Rabb, was recently appointed Special Adviser on Islamic Law to the International Criminal Court. Professor Rabb was appointed as one of 17 experts selected to serve as Special Advisers to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, …Continue
January 6, 2021
New York Times
Representative Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina cast those arrested after the riot as “…
The donkey told the tiger, "The grass is blue."
The tiger replied, "No, the grass is green ."
The discussion became heated, and the two decided to submit the issue to arbitration, so they approached the lion.
As they approached the lion on his throne, the donkey started screaming: ′′Your Highness, isn't it true that the grass is blue?"
The lion replied:…