Keith Ellison

Muslims, in the Crucible of Race, Religious Bigotry, and New Possibilities

Minnesota has the largest number of Somali refugees in the U.S., with thousands living in Michele Bachmann’s Sixth Congressional District. African and Muslim, the Somali community is here thrust into the crucible of race and religious bigotry, mirroring daily the … Continued


When New York’s Controversy becomes America’s Dilemma

The proposed thirteen story Islamic community cultural center to be located about two blocks from the site of the World Trade Center has become a hair-trigger issue for many House and Senate candidates.  The debate even became a focal point … Continued