Khaled A Beydoun

Khaled A Beydoun

Khaled A Beydoun is a law professor and the author of American Islamophobia: Understanding the Roots and Rise of Fear.   

Uighur

China holds one million Uighur Muslims in concentration camps

The world's next major human disaster is in the making in China. This time, we should act before it's too late.

China holds one million Uighur Muslims in concentration camps

US Sports

Still blackballed: American football's most recognisable exile

With another NFL season set to begin in two weeks, Colin Kaepernick remains an outcast.

Still blackballed: American football's most recognisable exile

United States

A Muslim American political renaissance?

A record number of progressive Muslim Americans are vying for governmental office across the US.

A Muslim American political renaissance?

Donald Trump

The cost of xenophobia in Trump's America

Trump's plan to prohibit spouses of foreign workers from holding employment will have dire economic and human costs.

The cost of xenophobia in Trump's America

Islamophobia

The Korematsu moment for Muslim Americans

The US Supreme Court's decision to uphold Trump's Muslim ban affirms fundamental tenets of Islamophobia.

The Korematsu moment for Muslim Americans

Racism

Racism with Roseanne, in real time

The Roseanne saga confirmed that in the US, some forms of racism are opposed vehemently, while others remain tolerated.

Racism with Roseanne, in real time

Islamophobia

Rethinking Islamophobia

Islamophobia is far more than merely 'dread or hatred of Muslims', or 'fear or dislike' of the faith and its followers.

Rethinking Islamophobia

Immigration

An immigrant's life as a bargaining chip in US politics

To be allowed to pursue the American dream, DACA beneficiaries first have to be bargained off for a wall.

An immigrant's life as a bargaining chip in US politics

Islamophobia

The US Supreme Court has empowered Trump's Islamophobia

By allowing Trump's third travel ban to take effect, the US Supreme Court has aided the rise of Islamophobia in the US.

The US Supreme Court has empowered Trump's Islamophobia

United States

Charlottesville is America everywhere

US white supremacists and Neo-Nazis are no longer afraid of showing their faces because they face no repercussions.

Charlottesville is America everywhere

Racism

Blackballing Kaepernick: Fear of the black athlete

By blackballing Colin Kaepernick, NFL owners are telling all black athletes to stay silent and subservient.

Blackballing Kaepernick: Fear of the black athlete

Arts & Culture

It doesn't matter that an Arab will play Aladdin

Casting an Arab in the role of Aladdin will not correct the film's inherent racism.

It doesn't matter that an Arab will play Aladdin