Aneelah Afzali

Aneelah Afzali is Executive Director of MAPS-AMEN (American Muslim Empowerment Network).  She is a Harvard Law School graduate who left her legal career to serve as an interfaith justice advocate.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar, an outspoken and successful American Muslim Black woman, embodies the very threat to patriarchal white supremacy and colonialism that many in power find so disturbing. (Photo: Lorie Shaull/Flickr/cc) Views
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Progressives Must Stop Weaponizing Charges of Anti-Semitism Against Critics of Israel
As an American Jew and an American Muslim, we find the cycle of attacks on Congresswoman Ilhan Omar , Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib , Dr. Marc Lamont Hill , Tamika Mallory , Linda Sarsour , Angela Davis , and others deeply troubling. These attacks reflect a weaponization of the “anti-Semitism” charge...
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