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Following Fatal Shooting, NYers Show Solidarity With Muslims

Following Fatal Shooting, NYers Show Solidarity With Muslims


The fatal shooting of Imam Maulama Akonjee and his assistant, Thara Uddin, on Saturday has left some members of the Queens Muslim community grappling with both grief and fear. While the motive for the killings remains unclear, the incident, which took place outside the Al-Furqan Jame Mosque shortly after midday prayers, has been denounced by many as an Islamophobic act. (read more on Gothamist

Ending private prisons at the federal level marks a major movement victory

Ending private prisons at the federal level marks a major movement victory

North Dakota Standing Rock Sioux Aren't Backing Down

North Dakota Standing Rock Sioux Aren't Backing Down