Author Archive: Shireen Qudosi

Shireen Qudosi is a Top 10 North American Muslim Reformer. She founded Qudosi Chronicles shortly after 9-11 when she noticed a widespread failure in honest conversations about Islam. Since it’s launch, Qudosi Chronicles has developed a broad and diverse following that has helped spark Muslim reform.

Shireen is half Pakistani, half Afghan and a Sufi American Muslim who feels strongly that Islam is fated for an evolutionary leap in consciousness. And that leap is necessary in order for a global world of people to take the next collective step in advancing human dignity and excellence.

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Hawaiian Senate Declares “Islam Day”

| May 9, 2009 | 0 Comments

In an overwhelming 22-3 vote, Hawaii’s Senate moved to declare a state-wide “Islam Day”. The bill, previously passed by Hawaii’s House of Representatives, marks the 24th of Sept as day celebrating Islam’s “rich religious, scientific, cultural and artistic contributions.” The dissenting minority of two Republicans argued that other faiths did not have a celebration day, […]

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Q & A: Muslim Women

| May 7, 2009 | 0 Comments
Q & A:   Muslim Women

May 5, 2009 Sacramento’s Paul Smith comes forward with a few questions that have been on his mind. These lingering questions were perhaps magnified ever since a local paper featured a story on a local Islamic school reverberating stereotypes often associated with Muslim women. PS: What is the deal about a woman being raped and […]

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America Returns to its Roots in Historic Nationwide Movement Against Out-of-Control Government Spending

| April 12, 2009 | 0 Comments
America Returns to its Roots in Historic Nationwide Movement Against Out-of-Control Government Spending

On Air Editor for CNBC, Rick Santelli’s rant against the flawed Stimulus Bill and his call to action for a Chicago Tea Party, acted as a catalyst that prompted grassroots campaigns by Smart Girl Politics, Top Conservatives on Twitter, and DontGo Movement to launch a nationwide outcry roaring against political corruption, failed policies, and modern […]

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A Global President?

| January 28, 2009 | 0 Comments
A Global President?

What Obama’s Interview with Al-Arabiya Means to the Muslim World Choosing Dubai’s Al-Arabiya news network for his first official interview, Obama takes a significant step towards reaching out to Middle Eastern nations and stepping away from traditional presidential practices. Add to that his recent move to close down Guantanamo, nominate Harvard physicist John P. Holdren […]

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Ahmadinejad uses Christ to Attack West

| December 28, 2008 | 0 Comments
Ahmadinejad uses Christ to Attack West

In a so-called “Alternative Christmas Message”, Iranian president Mahmoud Ahamdinejad (prounounced ah-maud-deen-a-jahd) denounces the leaders of ‘expansionist’ states, saying that the world suffers because the leaders of such nations have strayed from the message of the prophets. Ahmadinejad makes special mention of Jesus, saying that “if Christ were on earth today undoubtedly he would stand […]

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“There is no America. There is only Islam” | MANA’s Muslim American Agenda

| December 14, 2008 | 0 Comments
“There is no America.  There is only Islam” | MANA’s Muslim American Agenda

  Orange County, California – A crowd of a hundred Muslims shuffle into Orange Crescent Mosque to listen to the evening’s lecture on “Forging an American Muslim Agenda”, hosted by MANA (Muslim Alliance in North America). A video projection on a nearby wall casts the image and rhetoric of Malcolm X. With this introduction, and […]

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Muslim Cries Against Sarah Maple Drown out Aisha Duhulow’s Cries for Help

| November 8, 2008 | 0 Comments
Muslim Cries Against Sarah Maple Drown out Aisha Duhulow’s Cries for Help

Over the last month, Muslims on the streets and on social networking sites have been expressing their hatred for Sarah Maple.  But hardly any of those uttered a word of Aisha Duhulow. Recent spotlight in the art world has been on Sarah Maple, whose viewpoint on being a Muslim in a Western society has drawn […]

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Honor Killings Pop up in America

| November 7, 2008 | 0 Comments
Honor Killings Pop up in America

The problem of honor killings is not just one that is divided by seas or faith, but that is how it has been perceived – with people thinking “that’s not happening in my faith”, “that isn’t Islam” or “that’s doesn’t happen in America”. The problem exists and is GROWING despite how people continue to classify […]

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Ready, Set, Blow: Media’s Obama Hype Inflates Public Perception of Politician

| November 2, 2008 | 0 Comments
Ready, Set, Blow: Media’s Obama Hype Inflates Public Perception of Politician

With November 4th mere moments away, I really wanted to take a closer look at this idea of “Obama Hype” and see what all the fuss is all about. The deeper I dug, the more I saw, the uglier it got. Scanning magazine covers, I found at least 20 covers glorifying Obama front and center, […]

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Obama’s Superhero Syndrome

| October 28, 2008 | 0 Comments
Obama’s Superhero Syndrome

  A few road blocks are encountered when trying to discuss the over-the-top associations used to hype Obama. The minute you say “Obama”, all defenses go up and you can’t really get a truthful answer to any question you might ask. You get the answer most have been shown to see. So I went about […]

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Forced to Prayer

| October 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

The morning bell rings and devout Muslim boys and girls enter their next class, eager to learn and be good little students. This morning’s subject is ‘Religious Education’, and the teacher begins the day by demonstrating the way Christians and Catholics pray to God. “Salaam everyone. Today we’re going to learn about Christianity. Now, everyone […]

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European Muslims Face Alienation

| October 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

There are an estimated 13 million Muslims living throughout Europe. Yet, according to the EUMC (the European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia), there is an alarmingly “wide range of anti-Muslim or Xenophobic abuse across the European Union’s 25 member states,” (BBC). According to the report, discrimination is reflected in a number of social circles, […]

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An Unseen Invasion: The Subversion of British Culture by Pakistani Muslims

| October 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

Britain is host to a number of immigrants who flock to her shores in search of opportunity and equity. Great Britain, a nation with a steadfast commitment to free-will and fair play. Unfortunately, the natures of host Britain and these diverse groups are often less than comparable. Of all the groups that have adopted Britain […]

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Briton Arrested in Dubai

| October 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

The early weeks of July littered the pages of most online UK media with a story on a British expatriate arrested in Dubai for allegedly having sex in public.  Though there are variations of the story between the accused, the arresting officer, and local witnesses, the fact remains that some indecent act was committed in […]

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