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Khaled A. Beydoun

Khaled A. Beydoun


Khaled A. Beydoun

Khaled A. Beydoun is an Associate Law Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. He is also Senior Affiliated Faculty at the University of California-Berkeley Islamophobia & Research Documentation Project. He tweets @khaledbeydoun.



ARTICLES BY KHALED A. BEYDOUN


Boxing with God: Muslim Fighter Eyes Olympic and Spiritual Glory

Boxing with God: Muslim Fighter Eyes Olympic and Spiritual Glory

Amaiya Zafar is no ordinary boxer.  The sixteen-year old fighter, from Oakdale, Minneapolis, has aspirations of fig
Obama’s Legacy

Obama’s Legacy

In 2008, Barack Obama, then a senator from Illinois, rode a wave of hope and change into the White House. He was the fir
Insh’allah Bernie

Insh’allah Bernie

The Bernie Sanders campaign came to a de facto halt after his loss in California.  However, the Sanders movement ro
15 Years after 9/11: Where We Were, and Where We Are

15 Years after 9/11: Where We Were, and Where We Are

“Where were you on 9/11?” This question has become ritual, particularly on the anniversary of the terror att
Brown, Black and Blue: The Colors of Police Violence

Brown, Black and Blue: The Colors of Police Violence

“Police violence.” Conjoined words that read like a perfect pair, or an oxymoron, depending on racial and so
If These (Prison) Walls Could Talk: Religious rights spearheaded by the Nation of Islam

If These (Prison) Walls Could Talk: Religious rights spearheaded by the Nation of Islam

“I remember you was conflicted, Misusing your influence, Sometimes I did the same.” ~ Kendrick Lamar, &ldquo
Poor and Muslim in “War on Terror” America

Poor and Muslim in “War on Terror” America

American Islamophobia is rising at a staggering rate. Societal and state-sponsored violence toward Muslim American commu
The Mourning After: Pain and Protest in Baltimore

The Mourning After: Pain and Protest in Baltimore

“If you’re silent about your pain, they’ll kill you and say you enjoyed it,” wrote Zora Neale Hu
Fred Korematsu: An unsung “Muslim-American” Civil Rights Hero

Fred Korematsu: An unsung “Muslim-American” Civil Rights Hero

Fred Korematsu.  A name more foreign than familiar to Muslim Americans.  Born in Oakland, California on Januar
More than a Token Shift: Black and Brown Proponents of Post-Race America

More than a Token Shift: Black and Brown Proponents of Post-Race America

“I, the man of color, want only this: That the tool never possess the man,” wrote Franz Fanon in his post-co