SpearIt

SpearIt is an Associate Professor at Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University.


SpearIt is an Associate Professor at Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University.



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When Arkansas Muslim Prisoner Wins A Case, It Adds to Legal Legacy

Last week, the Supreme Court struck down an Arkansas prison policy that restricted inmates from sporting a half-inch bea


Last week, the Supreme Court struck down an Arkansas prison policy that restricted inmates from sporting a half-inch beard.  The prisoner-plaintiff, Gregory Holt, aka Abdul Maalik Muhammad, is particularly interesting since he confounds cultural stereotypes, looking more like someone from Duck Dynasty or the movie Deliverance than anything Muslim; as a white inmate, he is […]

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The Waning Pulse of Islamic Radicalization in America

  If there’s a terrorist attack, you can bet that you’ll hear about it, whether from a newsfeed, internet, tele


  If there’s a terrorist attack, you can bet that you’ll hear about it, whether from a newsfeed, internet, television or radio program, or a newspaper.  And if a Muslim is behind it, then media coverage will certainly delve deeper into the perpetrator’s religious identity and motives.  But, you might have noticed that recently there […]