Aneelah Afzali, and  Rev.Terry Kyllo Talk about Nonviolent Activism in the Wake of George Floyd’s Death

 

Aneelah Afzali is the Executive Director of the American Muslim Empowerment Network, AMEN, in Washington State, USA. Rev. Terry Kyllo is the Executive Director of Paths to Understanding: Bridging Bias and Building Unity. Afzali and Kyllo have held numerous talks and workshops together to address Islamophobia while offering solution of peace, understanding and overcoming biases. Afzali and Kyllo talk with Sara Jamshidi about “Faith over Fear” initiative and “Neighbors in Faith.”

 

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Aneelah Afzali

MAPS – AMEN

Facts Over Fear

O Alumni Association

Rediscovering her Muslim faith after climbing the corporate ladder

Most influential Seattlites

National Facts Over Fear campaign launches in Redmond

 

Rev. Terry Kyllo

Paths to Understanding

Racism in Small Towns

Untangling White Nationalism and Christianity

Lessons from the Road, Countering Islamophobia and Antisemitism

Being Human: The Image of the Serving God (book)

 


 

Interview with Aneelah Afzali and Rev. Terry Kyllo for Peacemindedly Podcast

 


 

Rev. Terry Kyllo’s Quotes

‘Racism is white people’s problem.’

 

 

‘Peace is about protecting the life creator given us.’

 

 

‘Wisdom tradition, and not necessarily a faith tradition.’

 

 

‘we need to create a space for community of color to share their stories.’ ‘See conflict as an opportunity’. ‘my advice to Mr. President.’

 

Aneelah Afzali’s quotes

 

‘you do not need to have religion to be involved with human rights issues.’

 

‘We need to take actions.’

 

 

‘We need white people to use their platform to help us.’

 

‘We need more white allies to protect the safety of all of us.’

 

‘No black people have to explain why their humanity should be recognized.’

 

‘ healing and reconciliation path’

 

 

 

 


YouTube Raw footage of the conversation between Aneelah Afzali and Rev. Terry Kyllo with Sara Jamshidi for Peacemindedly Podcast

 

 

 

 

 

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