The 21st Century Problem of Anti-Muslim Racism

"The Muslim Travel Ban, and the anti-Muslim policies that reinforce it, are an outgrowth of U.S. imperial racism that take shape in the context of post-Cold War expansion into Muslim-majority countries."

In an article in Jadaliyya, UIC Professor Nadine Naber and UIUC Professor Junaid Rana make a case for how the power structures of racism and religious discrimination are interrelated in U.S. and global history in ways that must be addressed in efforts to challenge its institutionalization in policies such as the Travel Ban, or more broadly in acts of anti-Muslim discrimination, and Islamophobia.

Click on this link to go to the Jadaliyya article.