Starbucks Launches “Patronizing” #RaceTogether Campaign

Starbucks is weighing in on the race issue in America, encouraging its baristas and customers to have frank conversations with each other about race. Because that’s why you go to Starbucks right? I know I visit them for the riveting and in-depth conversations I can get into with baristas on hot social issues: Earlier this week, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz asked the employees at the 7,300 company-operated Starbucks stores in the U.S. to voluntarily write #RaceTogether on those iconic paper cups. Read more […]

NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Compares ISIS and Islam to the KKK and Christianity

MSNBC’s Morning Joe had NBA legend (and Muslim) Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to talk about the state of the world and Islamic extremisms part in it.     When I first became a Muslim, we were under the radar, no Muslims had done anything crazy, we stayed under the radar, most Muslims live a peaceful and prosperous life here in America. And then 9/11 came and all of that changed… It can be difficult but I think now there is more and more understanding of how this process happens, Read more […]