These Muslim store owners shut down their stores to protest Trump order – The Washington Post. “This protest is the first one in a long time that I can recall when so many Muslims gathered to protest something,” said Hussein Rashid, founder of islamicate, a consultancy focusing on religious literacy.
Prof. Hussein Rashid Speaks Out on the Importance of Normalizing Islam | Barnard College. In the days after Donald Trump took office and his speeches and policies encouraged a distrust or fear of Muslims, religion professor Hussein Rashid appeared in the media to debunk some common misconceptions and call for increased familiarity with the world’s second-largest religion.
What’s ‘Normal’ in Trump’s America? – The Takeaway – WNYC. The demands that Muslims in this country meet certain expectations of “normalcy” are not new. Hussein Rashid, professor of religion at Barnard College and a Truman National Security Fellow, and Jerusha Lamptey, professor at Union Theological Seminary and author of the book “Never Wholly Other,” discuss that sentiment, and how Muslim immigrants meet and adjust to certain expectations of “normalcy” in America.