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Muslims Proclaim “ISIS Sucks!” in Chicago Billboard Campaign

Muslims Proclaim “ISIS Sucks!” in Chicago Billboard Campaign

August 11, 2016

American Muslims have a strong message for Chicago drivers: a new billboard off of I-294 in Illinois proclaims, “Hey ISIS, you suck! From: #ActualMuslims.”

The billboard is part of a broader campaign by Muslim PR organization Sound Vision to present a counter-narrative about Islam. Including a quote from the Quran reading “Life is sacred,” the billboard is designed to demonstrate to non-Muslim Americans that ISIS does not represent most Muslims’ values and beliefs.

The Chapel Hill shootings

The Chapel Hill shootings

February 24, 2015

In the week since Craig Hicks, an avowed anti-theist, took the lives of three Muslim students in North Carolina in what has been described as a conflict over a “parking dispute,” a complicated picture of both the crime and public response has emerged—and many continue to reflect on the state of equal treatment in journalism, if not the law.

Getting ISIS wrong

Getting ISIS wrong

February 19, 2015

In the wake of recent statements made by figures such as President Barack Obama and Nihad Awad, president of the Council on American Islamic Relations, that ISIS does not represent "true Islam" or is not "Islamic" at all, Atlantic contributor Graeme Wood has published a feature claiming that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria/Levant is "Islamic. Very Islamic." He writes: