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America’s Blue Plague: Police Violence Against Blacks

America’s Blue Plague: Police Violence Against Blacks

By Imam Khalid Fattah Griggs   Some images are virtually impossible to expunge from our mind’s eye. Such is the case with the video of an African American man, George Floyd, begging for his life as a White Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, forcefully...
At Manhattan mosque, an imam eases a pandemic’s grief

At Manhattan mosque, an imam eases a pandemic’s grief

NEW YORK (RNS) — Imam Saad Jalloh, the spiritual leader of the Islamic Cultural Center of New York, one of Manhattan’s largest mosques, is a familiar voice to thousands of Muslims across the city. Lately he’s also become a familiar voice to the staff at local...