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Washington is listening: #GiveRefugeesRest

Nearly one month ago, we launched Give Refugees Rest to end Islamophobia and welcome refugees.

And I’m happy to report to you that elected officials are listening — and we have gained such momentum that we’re going to expand the campaign further.

Answered prayers: NOT GUILTY verdict for Reverend Sekou!

NOT GUILTY verdict returned as Reverend Sekou acquitted in Ferguson Praying While Black case

May justice prevail in Rev Sekou's trial for praying in Ferguson

As the trial of prominent St. Louis-based activist, author and theologian Reverend Osagyefo Sekou enters its second day, the corrupt and stagnant state of the Ferguson municipal court system is once again under a national spotlight.

Trial of Reverend arrested for 'Praying While Black' during Ferguson protests to begin

February 5th, 2016:  Nearly 500 days after his arrest as he knelt between advancing police and a group of peaceful protestors in Ferguson in late 2014, the Reverend Osagyefo Sekou will stand trial on Monday.

Building Peace and Justice in Saudi Arabia

The Fellowship of Reconciliation invites you to Washington, DC, on March 5 and 6 for the first-ever two-day Summit on Saudi Arabia and U.S.-Saudi ties.

World Interfaith Harmony Week : Steps Toward A Harmony Renaissance

Taking #GiveRefugeesRest to Washington

This week, I will be traveling to Washington, DC, along with other representatives from FOR to further our efforts to advocate on behalf of Syrian refugees and counter Islamophobia.

My First Muslim Friends

As part of FOR’s #GiveRefugeesRest campaign, we are recruiting writers to share their personal stories in connection with Muslims and/or refugees and to give voice to the necessity for the United States of America to be accepting of all people. The following is a heartwarming op-ed from H.

One Way to Change the Discourse about the World’s 60 Million Refugees

As part of FOR’s #GiveRefugeesRest campaign, we are recruiting writers to share their personal stories in connection with Muslims and/or refugees and to give voice to the necessity for the United States of America to be accepting of all people.

Listen: "The Revolution Has Come"

This Sunday, Jan. 31, FOR Bayard Rustin Fellow Rev. Osagyefo Sekou and The Holy Ghost will release their landmark album of social justice songs, “The Revolution Has Come.”

Pre-order your copy now for just $10.

#GiveRefugeesRest

Anti-refugee and anti-Muslim rhetoric is out of control. Entire groups of human beings are being marginalized.

This needs to stop immediately.

Act now to #GiveRefugeesRest