Coexistence

Originally posted in Hartford Courant Happy Promised Messiah Day! Amid the riches of another equinox, Rama Navami, Passover and Easter, millions worldwide commemorate the modest founding of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community. This metaphysical Ark was constructed 126 years ago on March 23 by his holiness Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, who claimed to

Originally Published in the Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel One of my favorite lines from Edwin Starr’s 1970 song “War” is “War, huh, yeah. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing.” It resonated with the people of the time because no war is ever a good war and it is not

Originally Published on The Miami Herald Prior to 1954, many schools were segregated because of fear and a lack of understanding. Nearly 60 years after the Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education decision we find ourselves in a similar situation with the parents in the Volusia County School District who

Originally Published in The Washington Post  Conflict became inevitable when the United Nations approved the 1947 Israel/Palestine partition. Over six decades later, the region’s health continues to suffer and the world hangs precariously close to global conflict. While Palestine’s 2012 upgrade to “permanent observer” is a much-needed step forward, it alone is not