Jinn- A Narrative Film About Identity, Islam & First Love

Nijla Baseema Mu’min is raising funds for Jinn- A Narrative Film About Identity, Islam & First Love on Kickstarter!

A shape-shifting, pepperoni- loving, black teenage instagram celebrity converts to Islam. Here’s what happens.

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Schools in Virginia shut over anger at Islam homework

Augusta County, Virginia, schools shut on sheriff’s concerns about angry calls and emails over a world religion homework assignment on Islam at Riverheads High.


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Search through own heritage leads evangelist to story about enslaved mixed-race pastor

“All of a sudden I didn’t know who I was,” Tippit said during an interview at a local coffee shop. “I have fair skin and blue eyes, but my bloodline is a mixture of English, Native American and African.”“I did an ethnic background testing and basically came up with (that) I am 1/32nd African,” Tippit said. “I have sub-Saharan African DNA.“I should have been classified as a colored person — not as a white person,” Tippit said with a smile. “By law, I should not have been allowed to attend Istrouma High School because (then) it was segregated.”Baton Rouge schools were officially desegregated in 1965, the year Tippit graduated, according to school district officials.”Click through to read more.

Source: theadvocate.com

Members of congregations’ smaller racial groups feel less of a sense of belonging and are less involved

People who are part of a congregation’s largest racial group are more likely to feel they belong and be more involved— regardless of whether their group is barely half or nearly all of the members, a Baylor University study shows.

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Angela Warnick Buchdahl (Ashkenazi Jew/Korean) [American]

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Known as: First Cantor and Rabbi of Asian decent to be ordained in North America (Senior Cantor at the Central Synagogue; On the board of the Multiracial Jewish Network; Served as faculty for the Wexner Heritage Foundation and for the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) Kallot)


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Kolten (Japanese / Danish) [American] – 100% Mixed Show


Kolten shares his story of growing up in Utah and living in Hawaii.

This 100% Mixed Show series shares stories of growing up from people around around the world. Intended to increase understanding and help us find shared experiences.